July 15, 2014 - Segment 3 - We reflect upon the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a verdict which was handed down a year ago this week. With: Edward Wyckoff Williams and Dr. Ray Winbush.
August 16, 2013 - Segment 4 - Gyasi Ross, member of the Blackfeet Tribe and attorney representing tribes for Crowell Law Offices-Tribal Advocacy Group, joins us for a commentary on the Zimmerman verdict. He is the author of an article called 1,000 Trayvons: All People of Color Must Unite to Stop the Slaughter.
August 13, 2013 - Segment 2 - In our continuing analysis of what the murder of Trayvon Martin means for America, we talk to Edward Wyckoff Williams, columnist, political analyst, and Contributing Editor to The Root, about his article, "Why the Right Cheers the Zimmerman Verdict."
August 9, 2013 - Segment 4 - In our continuing analysis of what the murder of Trayvon Martin means for America, we close out the week with Rinku Sen, President of the Applied Research Center and publisher of Colorlines, who recently wrote an article titled "The Racist Mind."
August 7, 2013 - Segment 3 - We continue our series of commentaries on the Zimmerman verdict, with Matthew Simmermon-Gomes. He wrote a blog post titled "An Open Letter to Whites About the Black Community and the Trayvon Martin Case."
August 6, 2013 - Segment 2 - We talk with Oliver Semans, an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Executive Director of Four Directions, who wrote an article for Indian Country Today titled, "Trayvon Martin, Stand-Your-Ground Cowards and Border-Town Murders."
August 1, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close the show with a commentary on Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial from Alafair Burke, who argues that the way in which the judge gave the jury instructions influenced the verdict.
July 31, 2013, Segment 2 - We begin a series of commentaries on the aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict with Mychal Denzel Smith, who recently wrote a piece for TheNation.com that asked "how long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?"
July 29, 2013-Segment 2-We turn our focus to the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. Joining us for this conversation will be John Nichols, writer for The Nation magazine; Danielle Belton, editor-at-large of Clutch Magazine Online; Jacob Sullum, Reason.com; and Horace Cooper, writer and legal commentator.
July 15, 2013 - Hours 1 & 2 - Listen to our two-hour special on the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial. A jury acquitted Zimmerman of all charges related to the killing of Trayvon Martin. We will discuss what this decision means, especially with regard to race and the justice system.
June 28, 2013 - Segment 2 - We shift to a national focus with a roundtable discussing the week's headlines including the Supreme Court rulings, the Senate's immigration bill, and the George Zimmerman trial.
June 21, 2013 - Segment 1 - We speak with Ben Crump, attorney representing Trayvon Martin's family, and Edward Wyckoff Williams, contributing editor to The Root, about the trial of George Zimmerman. A jury has finally been selected, and we discuss the larger implications of the outcome of this trial.
June 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - We get an update on the George Zimmerman trial from Corey Dade and Edward Wyckoff Williams, Contributing Editors for The Root. George Zimmerman is on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin in Florida.
May 31, 2013 - Segment 3 - It's time for our weekly news round-up on the latest headlines including the controversy surrounding the George Zimmerman trial for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Washington Redskins name, US Attorney General Eric Holder.
May 31, 2013 - Segment 2 - We have an update on George Zimmerman and his second-degree-murder trial in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin from Jenée Desmond-Harris, staff writer and White House correspondent for The Root.