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Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
Member since: 2003 before July 6th
Number of posts: 132,220

Journal Archives

James Corden: It's Time for Change in the US / Dr. Michael Eric Dyson On Civil Unrest Across America

In the midst of civil unrest following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, James Corden offers a message of support and love for those fighting for justice. After, bandleader Reggie Watts shares his perspective and experience of growing up black in America. And James shares British rapper Dave's moving performance of "Black" from this year's BRIT Awards.

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Discusses Civil Unrest Across America

James Corden welcomes Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, author of "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America" and several other books, to discuss civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd at the hand of police officers in Minneapolis. And Dr. Dyson discusses some ways white Americans can learn and engage to help those who face systemic injustice, including how we can educate our children on these issues.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 02:05 AM (4 replies)

Historic National Protests Demand Sweeping Police Reform In Trump Era - The Beat - MSNBC

Mourning, anger and frustration from the death of George Floyd has sparked outrage resulting in protesting across the country, many peaceful others leading to violence. In this special report, MSNBC’s Ari Melber highlights the decades of activism calling for social justice and racial equality. Melber highlights archival footage from authors James Baldwin, Toni Morrison and more that echo the current political climate.

Michael Eric Dyson joins MSNBC Ari Melber to discuss the ongoing “problem in American society” arguing “America is addicted to black death.” Dyson soberly analyzes the current state of issues facing black Americans today saying “we can't breathe because of police brutality. We can't breathe because of a pandemic of COVID-19.” (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 6/1/2020.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 01:41 AM (0 replies)

Protestors Forced Out Of Lafayette Park Before Trump Visits Church - MSNBC

NBC News Reporter Garrett Haake recounts the moment protestors were forced out of Lafayette Park so President Trump could get a photo opportunity with St. John’s Church. Haake notes that the protest was peaceful before police tried to disband it: “We had mounted federal police coming down H Street from east to west, clearing people out of the street. In front of them, they were using flash bangs, tear gas … All while I was listening to the President of the United States speak about law and order, I was watching people fall down as they ran, I was watching people get pushed aside by police forces.” Aired on 6/1/2020.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 01:25 AM (2 replies)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Change Comes When The People Demand It - Deadline - MSNBC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts to the protests over the death of George Floyd gripping the nation and discusses the new curfew placed on New York City. Aired on 6/1/2020.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 01:15 AM (2 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump's Deranged Response to the George Floyd Protests: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the countless instances of violent police escalation in response to the protests over the murder of George Floyd.

Late Night with Seth Meyers is supporting City Harvest to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, working to end hunger throughout its communities by rescuing 66 million pounds of food each year and delivering it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and other community partners across five boroughs. Click the button on the above/below to donate or visit https://www.cityharvest.org/.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 01:05 AM (0 replies)

The Daily Show: Eight Times America Surprised Trevor - Between the Scenes

How is jaywalking a thing? What’s up with food fights? And why is the Happy Birthday song so sad? Trevor tells the audience eight stories about things in America that have surprised him.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Tue Jun 2, 2020, 01:01 AM (0 replies)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Voting by Mail

With the 2020 presidential election nearing and a pandemic in full swing, John Oliver discusses why voting by mail is necessary, the fearmongering surrounding it, and why we need to start planning for November right now.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Jun 1, 2020, 02:51 AM (6 replies)

Fire Breaks Out At Lafayette Park Near White House - MSNBC

A small fire is burning at Lafayette Park near the White House as police are trying to clear the park. MSNBC's Garrett Haake reports.

Reporter Hit With Projectile As Police Crack Down On Protesting After Curfew In D.C. - MSNBC

As protesters and police fire off firecrackers and flashbangs in Washington D.C., MSNBC's Garret Haake says he was hit in the side.

Reporter: Mr. President, I'm Outside Your House. There's Nothing Fake About This. - MSNBC

Gaarett Haake reports from George Floyd protests in Washington, D.C. where police have clashed with protesters outside the White House.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Jun 1, 2020, 12:15 AM (10 replies)
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