Jonathan Capehart’s Moving Statement on MSNBC’s “Up with Steve Kornacki”

The Washington Post and MSNBC’s Jonathan Capehart made a very moving personal statement in today’s edition of Up With Steve Kornacki, in the wake of yet another case of curious police-involved shooting of a young black male in Ferguson, Missouri.

Curated from Up with Steve Kornacki

I am including two joint appearances by Jonathan Capehart and Charles M. Blow in the immediate aftermath of the killing of Trayvon Martin as a reminder why there can be no let up in our demands for justice.

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Charles M. Blow appeared with Lawrence O’Donnell as the Sanford police chief’s resignation was not accepted by the Sanford city council. As we are about to enter yet another self-investigation, by yet another police department, I include this appearance by Charles Blow as a reminder of just how much we knew, in real time, about how wrongly things were being handled. Let us not allow yet another self-investigation to go wrong.

We can and must demand better.

More contemporaneous video clips on race as a factor in the Trayvon Martin case:

The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, 03/20/2012

The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, 3/26/2012

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