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Trymaine Lee

Trymaine Lee is an MSNBC columnist and correspondent, a Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy award-winning journalist and the host of the podcast "Into America." He covers social justice issues and the role of race, violence, politics and law enforcement in America. 

Trymaine Lee is an MSNBC columnist and correspondent, a Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy award-winning journalist and the host of the podcast "Into America." He covers social justice issues and the role of race, violence, politics and law enforcement in America. 

Latest from Trymaine Lee

23d ago

Blood on Black Wall Street: The Legacy of the Tulsa Race Massacre

In the neighborhood once known as Black Wall Street, residents say the effects of the devastating violence endured for generations, and Black Tulsans are left asking, "What does justice look like after 100 years?"
89d ago

Evanston's $400,000 down payment for national Black reparations

Is Evanston's plan a good start? Or just too little to make a dent in the backpay owed to Black Americans?
139d ago

Jacob Lawrence painted Black America for Black people — not the white gaze

This is a journey that takes us on a winding path through history and into an orbit of known and largely unknown figures who helped shape Black identity in America.
217d ago

Biden needs to push for reparations to address the racism that long preceded Trump

Biden’s pitch to Black America was to acknowledge racial injustice. That's not enough.
247d ago

Democrats would rather mock Ice Cube then grapple with what he represents

In these last days of the 2020 election season, the Democrats should be wary of dismissing the Ice Cube moment, and everything it represents.
426d ago

First pollution, now coronavirus: Black parish in Louisiana deals with 'a double whammy' of death

“Air pollution and pollution in general is segregated, and so is America,” one expert said.

On Super Tuesday, Asian American and Pacific Islanders hold potentially untapped clout

AAPIs make up nearly 20 percent of California’s electorate, and they could be poised to play an outsized role on Super Tuesday.
1293d ago

Hit by Harvey, two Texas high school football teams hit back

With all C.E. King and Kingwood high schools endured after Hurricane Harvey, their football game against each other had "a deeper meaning to it."
1351d ago

Man Attacked in Charlottesville Charged With Assault in Unexpected Turn

DeAndre Harris, who was beaten by a group of alleged white supremacists, is now facing an assault charge. His attorney says the charge is bogus.
1355d ago

A Video Again Casts Doubt on Police Shooting of a Black Man

Police officers were cleared after killing a black man in Salt Lake City in August, but a new video raises questions about their explanation.