Stand Your Ground

July 17, 2014
Family of Trayvon Martin

Where Is America One Year After George Zimmerman’s Acquittal?

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.
February 24, 2014
Michael Dunn

National News Roundup: Michael Dunn Verdict, Minimum Wage and More

February 24, 2014 - Segment 2 - We begin our week with a national news roundtable on the Michael Dunn verdict and more, with Towson University's Dr. Tara Bynum, Colorlines' Imara Jones, and Maryland Public Policy Institute's Marta Mossburg.
November 19, 2013
Renisha McBride

Race, Justice & Culture: Renisha McBride, Marissa Alexander and “Knockout”

November 18, 2013 - Segment 2 - We begin our show Monday morning with a look at a number of current stories that reflect upon issues of race, justice, and our culture. Topics include the case of Renisha McBride, the 19-year old Michigan woman who was fatally shot in the face by a homeowner after her car broke down and she walked onto his porch seeking help.
July 31, 2013
trayvon-protest

Zimmerman Verdict Commentary – Mychal Denzel Smith

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 30, 2013

Stand Your Ground Law

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.