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Friday Nite Videos | May 29, 2020

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Rep. Al Green Calls for 'War on Racism' in Wake of George Floyd Death. Da 5 Bloods | Spike Lee Movie. Sarah Cooper Trump Impersonation. The Legal Marijuana Industry Is Rigged | Hasan Minhaj. How Coronavirus Spreads Outdoors vs. Indoors.

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Da 5 Bloods | Spike Lee Movie

From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets who return to Vietnam,  confronted by the lasting ravages of The Immorality of The Vietnam War.

Ron Clark Made D.C. a Better Place

Maurice Jackson The Washington Informer
In a city where grown men shoot little boys eating ice cream cones and where meanness is the norm - Ron Clark was a kind and honorable man and that made him special. Clark died in May 2019, and our city is the poorer for it.

The Black Plague

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor The New Yorker
Public officials lament the way that the coronavirus is engulfing black communities. The question is, what are they prepared to do about it?

Tidbits - Apr. 9, 2020 - Reader Comments: Right to Vote or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, New York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Resources, more...

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Reader Comments: The Right to Vote...or Die; COVID Makes Clear, Healthcare is Human Right; Coronavirus and African Americans, Attacks on Asian Americans, York City, Farmworkers, Climate Crisis; Paul Robeson; Immigration; Resources; and more....

Why Southern Democrats Saved Biden

Mara Gay New York Times
For those who live in the shadow of segregation and racial terror, the election is not about policy or personality. It’s about something much darker.
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