But first, we’ll bring you the latest on the attacks in Paris and Sunday’s unity rally, plus a thought-provoking conversation about satire. Our panelists will discuss what it means to protect all free speech—even when that speech offends.
And, terror in Colorado? Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the national NAACP, will speak with host Melissa Harris-Perry about the bombing outside the Colorado Springs NAACP office. The explosion is now the subject of an FBI investigation.
Then, when the police slow it all down. We’ll bring you the latest on the NYPD work slowdown. New York Times reporter J. David Goodman, will provide us with the “who, what, and why” of the slowdown of the nation’s largest police force. New York City’s youngest councilmember and Deputy Leader of the City Council Ritchie Torres, The Nation’s Mychal Denzel Smith, and Lizz Winstead, comedian and author of "Lizz Free Or Die: Essays," will join Melissa for this discussion.
- The role of women in the Civil Rights Movement and their portrayal in the film
- The violence that black bodies experienced and the connection with recent national events
- The significance of Selma—the film—and the actual event
- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King as a complicated human
- The film's portrayal of LBJ
- Coretta Scott King as an icon to young girls of her day
Be sure to read what we’ve linked above, and watch Melissa Harris-Perry Sunday at 10am ET on msnbc. Join the conversation—share your thoughts about these issues on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #nerdland.