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Ep. 751 - Why we should all accept that the United States Congress will do NOTHING, now, or later, about police brutality (link not available)
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Feb 1 2023
Ep. 750 - Teachers all over Florida have been told to remove or cover all of their books or risk being arrested and charged with felonies
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Jan 31 2023
Ep. 749 - Let me teach you this very important trick politicians LOVE to pull on police brutality
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Jan 30 2023
Ep. 748 - Memphis has modeled precisely how police brutality must be addressed
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Jan 27 2023
Ep. 747 - I just need you to hear this statement from the Chief of Police in Memphis. It's the best I've ever heard
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Jan 26 2023
Ep. 746 - The United States has now had 40 mass shootings in the first 25 days of 2023.
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Jan 25 2023
Ep. 745 - You need to know this name: Tyre Nichols
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Jan 24 2023
Ep. 744 - Why I've lost the little bit of confidence I had in Joe Biden's DOJ.
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Jan 23 2023
Ep. 743 - Democrats now have a window to challenge Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination in 2024. Should they?
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Jan 20 2023
Ep. 742 - Ron DeSantis just banned African American Studies from being taught in Florida
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Jan 19 2023
Ep. 741 - My thoughts on the new King Family monument in Boston
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Jan 18 2023
Ep. 740 - Why I found MLK Day to be a bit frustrating this year
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Jan 17 2023
The MLK You Never Knew
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Jan 16 2023
Ep. 739 - Why police brutality seems so permanent in the United States
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Jan 13 2023
Ep. 738 - You MUST be willing to have a critical eye on ALL politicians and political parties
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Jan 12 2023
Ep. 737 - Like Trump, Joe Biden was just found hiding classified documents in an old office, but Democrats don't seem to care
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Jan 11 2023
Ep. 736 - Last year was the single worst year for police brutality ever recorded.
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Jan 10 2023
Ep. 735 - The United States should extradite Jair Bolsonaro back to Brazil TODAY
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Jan 9 2023
Ep. 734 - Why I think what the ultra conservatives are doing in Congress is brilliant
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Jan 6 2023
Ep. 733 - The NFL should do the compassionate thing and postpone all games until next week
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Jan 5 2023
Ep. 732 - The Compounding Impact of Police Violence
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Jan 4 2023
Ep. 731 - Damar Hamlin and fragility of life
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Jan 3 2023
Here's what they do to "good cops" who speak out on police brutality
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Dec 30 2022
Understanding the Inside/Outside Ways of Fighting for Change
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Dec 29 2022
American Police Exist to Advance White Power
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Dec 28 2022
30,000 Tiny Justice Systems
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Dec 27 2022
How do we measure success for Black America?
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Dec 26 2022
What is justice? A hard conversation.
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Dec 23 2022
White people are effectively banning their own discomfort all over the country. Why I think we should be VERY concerned.
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Dec 22 2022
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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Dec 21 2022
Ep. 730 - Donald Trump is the least accountable white man in America
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Dec 20 2022
Ep. 729 - More Black boys may be shot and killed this year than any year in American history
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Dec 19 2022
Ep. 728 - Last night Elon Musk did something deeply disturbing on Twitter
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Dec 16 2022
Ep. 727 - I just don't think Trump can win the Republican nomination
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Dec 14 2022
Ep. 726 - Black children are being illegally forced into the Junior ROTC and then sexually abused all over the country
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Dec 13 2022
Ep. 725 - White supremacists held a swanky banquet this weekend. I am very, very concerned.
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Dec 12 2022
Ep. 724 - 3 ways policy change will have to get done in 2023
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Dec 9 2022
Ep. 723 - 3 thoughts on the release of Brittney Griner
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Dec 8 2022
Ep. 722 - I have 1 MAJOR takeaway from Raphael Warnock's victory yesterday
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Dec 7 2022
Ep. 721 - GEORGIA!! Today is the day you send Herschel Walker back home to Texas.
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Dec 6 2022
Ep. 720 - My honest thoughts on Deion Sanders going to coach at the University of Colorado.
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Dec 5 2022
Hundreds of brilliant students in Brooklyn need our help to study abroad in Africa. Let's do this! (link not available)
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Nov 29 2022
Ep. 719 - Hundreds of brilliant students in Brooklyn need our help to study abroad in Africa. Let's do this!
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Nov 29 2022
Ep. 718 - The #1 reason Republicans refuse to denounce Donald Trump for dining with a Neo-Nazi bigot
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Nov 28 2022
Ep. 718 - The #1 reason Republicans refuse to denounce Donald Trump for dining with a Neo-Nazi bigot (link not available)
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Nov 28 2022
Ep. 717 - Donald Trump just dined with a literal Neo-Nazi and white supremacist. It's a dangerous normalization and escalation of bigotry in America.
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Nov 25 2022
Ep. 717 - Donald Trump just dined with a literal Neo-Nazi and white supremacist. It's a dangerous normalization and escalation of bigotry in America. (link not available)
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Nov 25 2022
Ep. 716 - The one solution for sports teams owned by open bigots
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Nov 24 2022
Ep. 715 - HOLD UP! Herschel Walker just admitted on his taxes that his primary residence is in Texas.
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Nov 23 2022
Ep. 714 - Kyrie Irving NEVER needs to apologize again for sharing a link on Twitter. He has apologized more than enough.
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Nov 22 2022
Ep. 713 - The Internet has made too many of us mean as hell
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Nov 21 2022
Ep. 712 - Democrats are going to have to quickly make some hard decisions about who all runs for President
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Nov 18 2022
Ep. 711 - EMERGENCY. Conservatives in Pennsylvania just voted to impeach Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner
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Nov 17 2022
Ep. 710 - Let’s talk about Donald Trump running for President…again.
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Nov 16 2022
Ep. 709 - The one MAJOR reason ALL of us need to help Raphael Warnock get elected in Georgia
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Nov 15 2022
Ep. 708 - Black speech is CLEARLY being over-policed right now
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Nov 14 2022
Ep. 707- Let's have a serious conversation about OWNERSHIP
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Nov 11 2022
Ep. 706 - On Tuesday MILLIONS of Americans voted to KEEP SLAVERY as punishment for a crime in their state constitutions.
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Nov 10 2022
Ep. 705 - Let me give you 10 GOOD NEWS stories from the election yesterday!
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Nov 9 2022
Ep. 704 - Why I expect today will be a horrible day for Democrats across the country
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Nov 8 2022
Ep. 703 - Why I won’t be canceling Kyrie Irving
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Nov 7 2022
Ep. 702 - 3 lies that we must confront about gun violence in our communities
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Nov 3 2022
Ep. 701 - Can we agree on these 4 thoughts about gun violence? I'm searching for some common ground.
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Nov 1 2022
Ep. 700 - When the world is feeling overwhelming, don't watch the news 24/7.
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Oct 31 2022
Ep. 699 - 2 barriers that will prevent Twitter under Elon Musk from becoming a white supremacist haven
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Oct 28 2022
Ep. 698 - Democrats are losing on 2 key issues that are ALWAYS essential to voters
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Oct 27 2022
Ep. 697 - The Kanye West Rorschach Test
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Oct 26 2022
Ep. 696 - How Kanye West is causing a spike in Neo-Nazi hate and bigotry
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Oct 24 2022
Ep. 695 - I think we've put far too many of our eggs in the wrong basket
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Oct 21 2022
Ep. 694 - An emergency update on the condition of Kastellio Vaughan
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Oct 19 2022
Ep. 693 - I have to say this ONE important thing about George Floyd
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Oct 17 2022
Ep. 692 - My #1 favorite school in the entire country
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Oct 14 2022
Ep. 691 - What’s happening in Los Angeles RIGHT NOW might be the most eclectic and effective coalition on the left we’ve ever seen
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Oct 13 2022
Ep. 690 - The 2 reasons I think the racist members of the Los Angeles City Council REFUSE to resign
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Oct 12 2022
Ep. 689 - 3 overtly racist members of the Los Angeles City Council must resign immediately
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Oct 11 2022
Ep. 688 - Why we can't simply ignore Kanye West
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Oct 7 2022
Ep. 687 - Herschel Walker may be the single worst candidate ever for the United States Senate
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Oct 6 2022
Ep. 686 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has taken the bitter & grumpy approach to being an elder
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Oct 5 2022
Ep. 685 - America will ALWAYS make a place for Black white supremacists
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Oct 4 2022
Ep. 684 - Why we must STOP saying NFL players "got their bell rung."
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Oct 3 2022
Ep. 683 - The NFL and the Miami Dolphins failed Tua Tagovailoa - and it could've cost him his life
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Sep 30 2022
Ep. 682 - Call and save THIS number to help save the life of Kastellio Vaughan.
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Sep 29 2022
Ep. 681 - Italy just elected a racist, fascist, ultra-conservative as their new Prime Minister. Here's why it should matter to you.
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Sep 28 2022
Ep. 680 - Let me explain what's REALLY happening to Kastellio Vaughn
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Sep 27 2022
Ep. 679 - 3 reasons you should care about the protests in Iran
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Sep 26 2022
Ep. 678 - I am increasingly convinced that police violence will never go away in our lifetime
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Sep 23 2022
Ep. 677 - All charges need to immediately be dropped against the revered executive Chaka Zulu
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Sep 22 2022
Ep. 676 - Why it's horribly wrong to trick and ship undocumented immigrants all over the country
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Sep 20 2022
Ep. 675 - What role does hip hop play with violence in our communities?
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Sep 19 2022
Ep. 674 - GREAT NEWS! Prosecutors just dropped the death penalty from Marvin Guy's case.
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Sep 15 2022
Ep. 673 - Pennsylvania conservatives are trying to remove Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner from office
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Sep 14 2022
Ep. 672 - The murder of PnB Rock and the exhausting cycle of gun violence in America
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Sep 13 2022
Ep. 671 - If you don't know these 4 names, you are setting your own money on fire
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Sep 12 2022
Ep. 670 - When white racists say something is "too woke" they clearly mean it's too Black.
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Sep 9 2022
Ep. 669 - Why it stings to learn the US has given Ukraine $15.2 billion while Jackson & Flint don't have clean water
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Sep 8 2022
Ep. 668 - What Dawn Staley did was the single biggest boss move against racism in sports in a generation
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Sep 7 2022
Ep. 667 - 3 questions that prove Israel assassinated Shireen Abu Akleh. It was not an accident.
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Sep 6 2022
Ep. 665 - Of all people, a brutal cop with the NYPD was just given "restorative justice."
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Sep 2 2022
Ep. 664 - Police shot & killed 20 y/o Donovan Lewis in his sleep - 1 second after breaking into his bedroom.
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Sep 1 2022
Ep. 663 - West Point has a literal monument to the KKK and refuses to take it down!
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Aug 31 2022
Ep. 662 - Government prisons ARE also FOR-PROFIT
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Aug 30 2022
Ep. 661 - Duke University also miserably failed this student athlete
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Aug 29 2022
Ep. 660 - Pennsylvania police shot & killed an 8 year old girl. Here's their strategy to get away with it.
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Aug 19 2022
Ep. 659 - It gets worse. Conservatives love the Vice Chair of the Democratic Party so much that they are throwing fundraisers for him.
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Aug 18 2022
Ep. 658 - Why does Louisiana have a lifelong ultra conservative Republican white woman leading the Democratic Party?
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Aug 17 2022
Ep. 657 - Don't be duped. The FBI has been HORRIBLE to Black people for generations.
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Aug 15 2022
Ep. 656 - We need to fund and build more monuments to brilliant Black leaders
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Aug 12 2022
Ep. 655 - Let me tell you about the single most corrupt DA's office in America
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Aug 11 2022
Ep. 654 - 4 great leaders that won their primaries last night!
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Aug 10 2022
Ep. 653 - Now that Trump and his country cousins are being held accountable, Republicans are calling to defund the police
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Aug 9 2022
Ep. 652 - Israel massacred dozens of Palestinian men, women, and children this weekend. With American tax dollars.
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Aug 8 2022
Ep. 651 - Bye Amy! Memphis just voted out the worst DA in America.
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Aug 5 2022
Ep. 650 - Finally, a measure of justice and accountability for Breonna Taylor
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Aug 4 2022
Ep. 649 - I am going to return the pain back to those that have hurt my family
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Aug 3 2022
Ep. 648 - My raw thoughts on Deshaun Watson
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Aug 1 2022
Ep. 647 - You can now call 988 for mental health emergencies instead of 911
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Jul 29 2022
Ep. 646 - The single biggest factor impacting public safety in America? THE ECONOMY
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Jul 28 2022
Ep. 645 - It's time for Dave Chappelle to move on from the trans jokes
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Jul 27 2022
Ep. 644 - Pastors shouldn't be wearing a million dollars worth of jewelry. Let's start there.
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Jul 26 2022
Ep. 643 - Do NOT allow your frustration with Joe Biden to cause you to stop caring about LOCAL politics
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Jul 25 2022
Ep. 642 - Return all land stolen from African Americans back to the rightful owners and descendants
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Jul 22 2022
Ep. 641 - Police DO NOT make cities safer. Here are the 3 things that do.
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Jul 21 2022
Ep. 640 - The same organization that STILL refuses to give Buffalo victims millions of dollars is holding $14 million for Uvalde. And families are PISSED.
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Jul 20 2022
Ep. 639 - Let's help the dear family of Millie Packer today
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Jul 19 2022
Ep. 638 - Why are we ok with our taxes fully funding mass incarceration, but not education and healthcare?
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Jul 14 2022
Ep. 637 - Of course the US is leading coups around the world.
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Jul 13 2022
Ep. 636 - The devastating poll that should cause other Democrats to run for President
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Jul 12 2022
Ep. 635 - Reflecting on my Self-Care Journey
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Jul 11 2022
Ep. 634 - Israel killed an American journalist. The Biden administration chose to protect Israel.
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Jul 6 2022
Ep. 633 - Violence IS the primary brand of America
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Jul 5 2022
Ep. 632 - Akron Police basically executed Jayland Walker by a firing squad. He was unarmed.
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Jul 1 2022
Ep. 631 - Arrest Carolyn Bryant Donham IMMEDIATELY for the murder of Emmett Till - then figure the rest out later.
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Jun 30 2022
Ep. 630 - Incarcerated Black men were told by the government to register to vote. Then given additional jail time for breaking the law when they did so.
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Jun 29 2022
Ep. 629 - Joe Biden & The Democratic Party have failed to meet the severity and enormity of the moment we are in
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Jun 27 2022
Ep. 628 - Please support this retreat for Black fathers of police brutality victims
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Jun 17 2022
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Jun 16 2022
Ep. 627 - Joe Biden should NOT run for reelection
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Jun 15 2022
Ep. 626 - Inflation vs. Price-Gouging vs. Corporate Profiteering
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Jun 14 2022
Ep. 625 - The January 6th Congressional Hearings are 16 Months Too Late
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Jun 13 2022
Ep. 624 - Families in Buffalo have not seen a dime of the money donated for them
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Jun 10 2022
Ep. 623 - Merrick Garland is a HORRIBLE Attorney General
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Jun 9 2022
Ep. 622 - A bittersweet day for justice
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Jun 8 2022
Ep. 621 - Today is the day San Francisco can stop the foolish recall of DA Chesa Boudin
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Jun 7 2022
Ep. 620 - We MUST take steps to protect ourselves from gun violence while politicians continue to fail us in every way
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Jun 6 2022
Ep. 619 - A very BIG change for The Breakdown podcast starting on next Wednesday
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Jun 3 2022
Ep. 618 - My honest, sobering answer on what I think is going to happen to address school shootings and gun violence in America
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Jun 2 2022
Ep. 617 - An important lesson my wife taught me
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Jun 1 2022
Ep. 616 - A retired federal agent was privately supporting the white supremacist terrorist in Buffalo
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May 27 2022
Ep. 615 - The mass shooting at Robb Elementary was a COMPLETE FAILURE of law enforcement from top to bottom
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May 26 2022
Ep. 614 - Action steps for confronting white supremacy…while holding a baby.
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May 24 2022
Ep. 613 - Meet Me Tonight For an Emergency Townhall
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May 23 2022
Ep. 612 - America clearly does NOT have a substantive plan to confront white supremacy
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May 20 2022
Ep. 611 - Important from Shaun King at the site of the white supremacist attack in Buffalo.
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May 18 2022
Ep. 610 - We're Going to Have to Do Something We've Never Done Before
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May 16 2022
Ep. 609 - What Israel did today is one of the grossest things I've seen in my entire life
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May 13 2022
Ep. 608 - The Assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh
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May 11 2022
Ep. 607 - The US Senate Passes Bills When It Wants To. Just Not For African Americans
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May 10 2022
Ep. 606 - I Don't Believe the Democratic Party Will Protect a Woman's Right to Choose
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May 9 2022
Ep. 605 - 4 things America would do if it actually loved mothers
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May 6 2022
Ep. 604 - Let's help Thomas James after he served 32 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit
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May 5 2022
Ep. 603 - One masterful thing we should all learn from Republicans
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May 4 2022
Ep. 602 - Let me explain last night's leak from the Supreme Court
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May 3 2022
Throwback Episode: We are the most incarcerated nation in the history of the world
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May 2 2022
Ep. 601 - I'm clearly living rent free in the head of Donald Trump Jr.
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Apr 26 2022
Ep. 600 - Why Elon Musk purchasing Twitter is mainly about white power and white control
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