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drastically reduce the clean up standards. i'm asking to reach out. please contact governor newsom. please sign our petition. give us power when we meet with the electives and find out how close you are to a site. >> thank you. for sharing your story. we appreciate it. the documentary in the dark of the valley is a must see. watch it tonight. 10:00 p.m. eastern right here. that wraps up the hour for me. i'll be back next sad and sunday. 3:00 p.m. eastern. i'll turn it over to reverend al sharpton and "politicsnation." good evening. welcome to "politicsnation." tonight's lead the future. right now, i admit to some relief. maybe even excitement.
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less over the president's signing of the bipartisan infrastructure bill tomorrow, though i will be present for the white house ceremony. and more because it signals that democrats can accomplish worthwhile historic goals. like hopefully keeping their paper thin majorities in both houses of congress. and so far, for their sake, i hope the biden infrastructure bill makes the connection with voters. as the politicians who will run on its merits over the next year. will certainly have to. it's an even more nuance task for black democrats in congress. who are central to the plans final passage. even as many of the districts continue to be among america's most disconnected. in every way. tonight, i'll talk to two of them. one a veteran and king maker.
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the other, in her third week in office. after a high profile win about what this physical infrastructure bill means for black voters. where should the parties priority be ahead of next november? and the enduring legacy of the five years. as former trump white house adviser steve bannon prepares to turn himself in to federal authorities tomorrow. becoming the first person in indicted for refusing the congressional investigation into january 6. will he be the last? i ask my panel about that tonight. along with the role of race. in the murder trials of kyle rittenhouse in wisconsin. and the men that killed ahmaud arbery. as i head back to georgia with over 100 black pastors. to georgia. with those pastors with us as i
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return to the courtroom with the mother and father. all of this behind the family. we will stand with justice. joining me now. house majority whip congressman clyburn. of south carolina. thank you for joining us. congratulations in advance of tomorrow. the president slated to sign the bipartisan infrastructure frame work. to law. i'll be there myself. at the white house for ceremony. with other civil rights leaders. now, your caucus is no longer burdened with selling the bill to your colleagues. rather as a party. it will be about selling the plan to your voters. and for democrats specifically. that means black voters. i think about that when i look at items in the frame work. like the $1 billion allocated to
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reconnect hisically black and latino communities that were split in many cases intentionally by the construction of our federal highways. you know that i appreciate the symbolic effort to reduce racial inequity. i also wonder how you promote the benefits of that to black voters in your district today. >> thank you for having me. reverend al. let's begin with one big item in the bill. broad band. i have been fighting this issue now for nearly ten years. because we came very clear to me that if we're going to have adequate education for the children we have to have online learning. covid-19 exposed how inadequate the educational system was. if you're going to have a effective, efficient healthcare.
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for our citizens. keeping our rural hospitals open. we need broad band. and we need to have tell health and tele medicine. if you're going to have rural businesses with the capacity to just in time delivery of the goods and services you have to have broad band. the $65 billion for broad band makes the bill worthwhile. there's so much more. having to do with fixing the bridges. that are deteriorating. and fixing the roads. that need potholes and other kinds of things done to them. we have done what i consider to be a great service that should have been done years ago. people have been talking about what we call infrastructure day or week. for six years. joe biden ran on and told the people what he was going to do. he has done it. it's incumbent upon us to go out and explain to people exactly
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what we have done. i was during the commemoration the other day. i saw this road down the middle of the neighborhood and i have seen it in columbia, south carolina. this has been done time and time again. splitting up neighborhoods. putting the highway with the children living on one side of the highway. and the school they attend on the other side of the highway. when you try to put the pedestrian over pass, it's wasteful government spending. this bill fixes a lot of stuff. i think that the joe biden for having the fortitude and press on and get it done. >> as we watch the president sign the law into law. the fate of the $2 trillion spending plan remains uncertain to the public. i will say also i'm told that there's going to be the
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directing of a lot of the contracts to black and people of color contractors and business people. will be involved with provides jobs. how's moderates are yet to receive the cost estimate they demanded in order to get behind the next plan. most house progressives agreed to that request. but there's still no public date for a vote despite a push to get one before weeks end. and the senate appears poised to take up this national defense bill. will we see this bill get passed? >> i'm very hopeful we will. i know we said we'll do it the week of the 15th. that's coming up. i hope we get this done. i think it's very important we do so. when you talk about roads skb bridges and rail and all the other things. you have to talk about human beings. people want to go back to work.
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jobs are open out there. people can do. they are not going to leave their children unattended. i find it real hard to understand why people want people to go back to work. don't want to fix the schools that the children need to go to. don't want to provide day care. for them. and this next bill coming up, the so called child tax credit. that we just did in the rescue act. that expires on december 31. we need to pass this ore bill. so the child tax credit can continue on for another year. so people can get back to work. and talk about k expanding medicaid. i'm in state the governor refused to expand medicaid and the legislature. 12 states refused to do so. in this bill, we fix that. over two million people without healthcare. i was in texas over the weekend, 730,000 texans are without
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healthcare. if you pass this bill, and the senate agrees with it. we will fix that healthcare problem. for over 700,000 texans over 200,000 south carolinaens and the many many other thousands even millions across the country. >> congressman, we just marked another veterans day. i read about your legislation with congressman molten and senator war knock to help black veterans get long over due benefits going back eight years. what can you tell about the gi bill restoration act. >> thank you so much for bringing that up. i think that's one of the most important piece of legislation i have been associated with. we know what happened after world war ii. when the g.i. came home and promises were made to them. and those promises were kept for some of them. and not for others. give me one case in part.
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v.a. loans in the state of mississippi in 1947, after the war, 3,000 mortgages were made. and guess how many went to black veterans? two. >> wow. >> out of 3,000. in the new york, new jersey. six or 7,000. only a couple hundred went to people of color. this bill that we proposed will fix all of that. we name it in honor of the sergeant from massachusetts flt who was refused the bill to attend school. and for a gentleman from south carolina the a lot of people have been hearing about. who was blinded while in his uniform. on his way home from world war ii. this will fix it if their children as well. >> thank you for being with us, congressman jim clyburn. now to the political panel.
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joining me now. "new york times" columnist michelle gold and former republican congressman. david jolly. michelle and david thank you for joining us tonight. i want to play coy at the beginning. and ask you is steve bannon's indictment the last we'll see to come down and as a result of that the house select committee investigation into the events of january 6th, does bannon gain something from this. because while no one wants to face federal prison at 67 years old with or without an appeal. he's facing a pretty light maximum sentence if convicted. compared to what thousands of seniors face for non-violent crimes. one year plus a fine. and a bannon becomes even more of a hero to the far right. no matter what happens. i'll start with your reaction.
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and then you david. >> i'm not going to predict whether there's going to be more indictments. in part because it really depends on how the other members of trump world respond to this. for five years now, members of the trump administration and people close to trump have treated congressional subpoenas as if they were optional. they sort of treat them congress with literal contempt. and so this is the first time that we're seeing real consequences that we're really seeing congress finally assert its authority. as a coequal branch of government. my guess is that for at least some members -- some of the people subpoenaed, that is going to to be motivating. right? to know that you can't just ignore this subpoena and kind of posture about it on fox news. and expect no consequences.
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i do think yes steve bannon might benefit financially and reputationally. among the far right. by going to jail and being a martyr to trumpism. i don't know how many people want to be martyrs to trumpism. especially if it means jail time. >> david? >> look, i think steve bannon is beginning to occupy a space on the far right that we have seen roger stone in the past. and with the a little bit of the rush limbaugh vacancy if you will. steve bannon knows how to make money manipulating the far right. some degree of martyring would help him in that. the question of future indictments come down to whether or not steve bannon successful wraps up his legal case in some of the questions of privilege around donald trump and the executive privilege claims there. i very well might be the federal court put a stay on the action against bannon. until some larger questions are issued. if so we see the house hit a
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pause on indictments. if bannon is unable to link his case in some ways to donald trumps argument the house should proceed with additional indictments and it will be interesting what that means. we're talking a universe of kayleigh mcenany and mark meadows. and steven miller. closest to the president have to face tough questions. >> tomorrow i'll be at the white house with ohs when the president signs his $1 trillion infrastructure frame work into law. it's a much needed victory. slated in to inject billions into the economy. and a the latest "washington post" news poll has 68% of americans approving the infrastructure plan. and 58% approving the president's spending plan. yet, in that same poll, just 41% approving of president biden's performance. over all. his lowest numbers yet.
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why are the president's signature initiatives so popular yet his approval rating continues to slide? >> look, i would say to my democratic friends do not be discouraged. it's possible to be right on the and have popular proposals but be off message. part of what we learned in virginia and new jersey there's a statistically significant universe of vote es who might like the bills. that's not the most important thing to them. inflation and price of gas. uncertainty about the covid pandemic. the fact that the taliban is back in afghanistan. all of these measures of uncertainty are where the voters is now today. so for the democrats continue working towards what you know will be popular initiatives when they're implemented. any lessons from the election meet the voter where they are right now today with a message that addresses their anxiety tonight. and you'll see joe biden and the democratic numbers begin to improve.
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>> michelle, both the murder trials of kyle rittenhouse and ahmaud arbery killers will pick up back tomorrow. i myself head back to georgia for national day black pastors well over 100 on this thursday. in solidarity with the family. it's in wisconsin, that you have the national guard on standby. in the not unlikely event that rittenhouse is acquitted. and unrest is the result. on the flip side, i wonder if the same concern is there about the message a not guilty verdict sends to violent right wingers. that they can seek armed confrontation, use lethal force once that confrontation occurs. and then be acquitted under the guise of self-defense. your thoughts of the greater threat? >> i think that is absolutely the greater threat. we have seen this culture of
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vigilantism develop on the right. and be encouraged by some of the leaders of the republican party. you see people in the right constantly talking about there was a republican event somebody asked when can we start killing democrats? so if you give people permission. if you say there is a world in which you can get a gun to which you are not entitled. take to a a city in which you don't live. interfere in a protest. kill someone. and walk away claiming self-defense. if there's a route of the of that and becoming a right wing martyr and celebrity. other people will travel it. i find this extremely frightening. i doi that the one of the most potent terrorist threats in the united states right now does come from the radical right. >> the federal appeals court injunction on the congressional
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request of trump's white house records pertaining to january. runs out at the end of the month. what happens after that? >> prior to that we will see written brief frs the house and trump team. and oral arguments end of the month. this is going to the supreme court for a final decision. around the question of privilege that is exerted by a former president. very importantly just because donald trump is suggesting he has a privilege. even if the court grants privilege which would be unusual. it doesn't mean he has to use it. donald trump has information he could provide to the house voluntarily. and he's not. that's the greatest indictment than nis disposition around the court about executive privilege. >> coming up i'm issuing report cards for members of the senate. try to guess how many of them got an f for failure. first my colleague with today's other top news stories.
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>> good sunday to you. we'll start with new cases. another change in covid trends. covid-19 related hospitalizations are rising in 11 states. almost rising in all states as well. europe last week saw 2 million new cases. that's the most since the pandemic started. quarterback for the green bay packers back on the field today. his return from a ten day quarantine after testing positive for covid-19. he confirmed he was unvaccinated. they issued a fine to him and his team for ignoring covid safety protocol. a georgia man hunt continues for five inmates including two murder suspects who escaped friday night. they escaped in a white van from the jail. the georgia bureau of investigation law enforcement wants anyone who sees those men to call 911. more "politicsnation" with reverend al sharpton right after the break. the eabrk. see blood when you brush or floss can be a sign of early gum damage.
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for this week's rise up, i'm taking our distinguished members of the u.s. senate to sunday school. and for the sake of our democracy, i hope it will be an educational experience. this weekend my capacity as founder and president of the national action net work rejoined with the naacp. the national urban league and other major civil rights groups to release a score card rating each senator on where they stand on the most pressing issues facing our nation today. there was no complicated grading curve. each lawmakers was evaluated on their vote up or down. for the american rescue plan. the john lose voting rights act. and the for the people act. as well as their commitment to ending the filibuster. when the grades were tabulated,
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the results were stark. every republican got an f. and while many democrats and independents got a's. a troubling number of them ended up with a score of incomplete. what tripped many democratic and independent senators was they were generally supportive of voter rights legislation. but they were sometimes reluctant to take whatever action is necessary on the filibuster to get the measures passed. so let me offer our lawmakers a brief history lesson. the filibuster wasn't inshrined in our constitution. it started as an obscure senate rule. that mutated to protect some simply awful policies. one study found that between 1917 and 1994, half of all
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filibusters were used to block civil rights legislation. that would have prevented housing discrimination and lynchings. recently both parties have been willing to invoke the so called nuclear option. eliminating the filibuster to get cabinet or supreme court nominees confirmed. so why not do the same to protect the most sacred of american rights? ensuring every american equal access to the ballot box. regardless of the race, religion or any other fak tomplt -- factor. what can you do about any of this? i suggest you go online. take a look at the report. and see where your senators stand. if they didn't make the grade, let memo know you are paying attention. and remind them time is running out. for them to do better. at least 19 states have passed
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welcome back. democrats and republicans alike are now gearing up for midterm fight in 2022. as a swing state, ohio emerged more purple than ever. two newly elected. one democrat one republican filling seats on capitol hill. joining me now democratic congresswoman brown. who represents ohio's 11th congressional district.
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your seat was occupied by fudge. now secretary of hud. after being sworn in with your parents by your side. you were seen walking the halls of the capitol with secretary fudge. did she give you any advice for the future success? >> first of all, thank you for having me. and of course. it's no secret she has been both a mentor and friend to me. one of the most pieces of advice, stick with the people and the people stick with you. since being in elected office that has been the formula i applied to making sure i deliver results for the people who are trusting me to make decisions on their behalf. >> $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed on capitol hill last week. according to the american society of civil engineers, your state of ohio scored a c minus. when it comes to infrastructure. especially regarding major roadwayings and bridges.
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how will this new infrastructure funding positively impact your district? >> we have we live in cleveland. if you don't know. there are a lot of potholes and roads and bridges that needs ton of work. we get beat up by the winter. the heavy hitting salt trucks and things of that nature. this insure bill is going to put money towards those things to make sure we're improving that grade that we have. also creating job opportunities. even prior to the pandemic, jobs have been a big issue for the people in 11th congressional district. i say it often. it's not something i'm proud of. we rank among the poorest big cities in the nation. talking about infrastructure and investments to the tune of billions of dollars proposed it's a real shot in the arm to the district. and i couldn't echo the sentiments even more clearer than the whip. broad band internet service to be able to help the students improve their learning
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opportunities. will be a great opportunity and great investment for the people in ohio. so this means a lot. it's going to help our economy. it's going to help our people get back to work. it will help our students approve the quality of learning. so these are quality of life issues. and kitchen table issues. and i couldn't have been more excited to cast the first major vote to deliver for the people. in ohio 11th. >> i want your take on the other new member of congress from ohio. from the 15th district. republican mike carry. his interesting to me that your democrat won one of the seats. and mr. carry a coal lobbiest endorsed by president trump. won the other. talk about opposite. as a swing state is this just a perfect example of how truly purple ohio is? >> we like so say ohio is more
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red than red. i appreciate it being called purple. what i'm more focussed on is making sure i deliver for the people. that means working with whomever shares the values and whoever has the same principles and who are looking to deliver on the priorities that i campaigned on. if that means working across the aisle. i'm happy to do that. that's what people sent us here to do. i'm not here to look for the differences. but really here to focus on what can bring us to the. too many people are hurting in ohio. and i'm coming here to get things done. it could be an example of that. my focus again is public service and delivering for people. dwoent we don't get to decide whether to deliver for democrats or republicans when we're elected. we decide how to deliver results. i was elected to pass biden's agenda. that is what i'm coming to do. >> congresswoman brown, thank you for being with us tonight. my next guest is on a hunger
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welcome back to "politicsnation." voting rights are more or less dead in the u.s. senate with republicans filibustering both the freedom to vote act and the voting rights advancement act. some activists are not giving up. one of them is joining me now. legendary radio host and activist. joe madison. announced he is going on a hunger strike. until congress passes one of those voting rights bills. joe, thanks for being on the show. and i want to ask you about this rad radical step you took.
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just as food is necessary to sustain life. right to vote is necessary to sustain democracy. please explain. >> i will add something else. if voting rights is dead, then the future of our children and voting rights for others is dead. and i'm not going to let that happen. and somebody has to be adamant. and bringing attention to this. the reality is tomorrow when the president signs and celebrates the infrastructure bill that passed, i think it was you who mentioned it to me, reverend sharpton, we put that pen in his hands. to sign that bill. >> that's right. >> with our vote. there are over 400 pieces of legislation right now, right now
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in 49 statings and some states have already passed laws to suppress, strip, reduce our right to vote. these folks started out with not even wanting to give water if people are on the line. or sandwiches. or whatever. and so i have taken the position and people will say, what about your health? it's not about me. i have four children, five grandchildren. one great grandchild. it's about them. look what happened in 1877. with the compromise. dixie cats went after of first thing they went after when they cut a deal. they went after the vote. and what happened? the clu clux clan was born. >> reconstruction was about the vote. >> that's exactly right.
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i believe what's hopping now is that we're watching the end of the second reconstruction. reverend, you know this. they wouldn't be -- there would be no way they would introduce these kinds of legislation if trump had won. they wouldn't have done it. they're going off the vote. >> they're not asking for an autopsy of the vote in virginia. but let me go to this. between federal legislation, local gerrymandering. political infights and 19 states that passed 33 restrictive voting laws. who do you blame the most for where we are right now with voting rights? >> let me be very honest. this is more constructive criticism. the president of the united states should immediately, immediately, say that this filibuster has to go. they put it aside when it comes to supreme court justices. no objection. they put it aside when it comes
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to the budget for the country. no objection. nothing can be more important in the united states of america and democracy than voting. so my thing is, mr. president, put it -- look, do what you do with other issues like the supreme court and nominations. and the budget. and then the to be quite candid do you mean to tell me in the united states of america, you can't find ten honest republicans to say, i'll join the democrats and make sure that the voting rights of every citizen is protected. because all this is about is nullification. they don't want the federal government telling states what they should do. so it's about the same thing it was about in in the 65. that was voting rights, the
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states and nullification of the federal government making sure that the rights of people who voted. now and quite honestly, i think that joe biden ought to do what lbj did. most southern dixie didn't want to vote for the civil rights in 1864 civil rights vote. they didn't want to touch it. guess what happened? they attached it. with transportation. you want a bridge? you want new roads? guess what? you have to have pass this civil rights bill. you can't build a bridge -- go ahead, i'm sorry. >> obviously he can't find ten republicans that will take that decent stand. it's not just voting suppression. this week former director of national intelligence james clapper. and former director of the cia michael hayden warned if the united states doesn't protect
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our elections now, then national security will be at stake. they are both urging congress to prioritize protecting election integrity. and express their concern that at the heart of the attack, is a home grown disinformation campaign meant to sew doubt in u.s. voting systems in and how they work. your thoughts? >> they are 100% right. can you imagine the head of the intelligence community is sounding that alarm. and so all i'm saying to you, al, is that if people don't think i'm serious, you have known me pr decades. i am serious. about this. >> there's no doubt about it. >> it's not about me. it's about our children. and i'm not when history is written 50 years from now or 25 years from now, i don't want my
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children and our children shouldn't have to say what did y'all do to protect our voting rights? if this is what it takes, then the spirit of kick gregory speaks to me a lot. he would do the same thing. and i'm joining and solidarity with everyone. >> you have certainly kept the gregory tradition alive. your dear friend. and all of our hero. and you certainly have done this in the past. you were the reason i went to the sudan during the whole slavery issue. >> civil war. >> many years ago. you raised the issue. and we followed your lead and i led a delegation over there. let me ask you i know we're out of time. the two trials the kyle
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rittenhouse trial in wisconsin. and the trial i'm on my way back to scores of ministers for national prayer vigil in georgia. your view and on both trials and what it means for where we are in terms of racial justice in america today? >> they both are related. and just because one victims were white and the other black, again, let me go back to the ends of first reconstruction. once the vote was taken, they took over the court. judges got elected. we ended up with what i think we're seeing now. the reality is i'm so in your corner and the corner of ben krump. and -- >> lee merit. the other attorney. >> and i teased you the other
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day. just ordain me for one day. so i can sit in that trial. and to have a defense attorney even the other defense attorney said he was out of bounds. and in terms of a rittenhouse, look, the reality is your mom and my mama would never drive either one of us across state lines to go to a freaking riot. >> yeah. with an ar 15. joe madison the legendary radio host and activist. on this is fifth day of a fast. and we'll be checking in on you. i understand why you're going it. we're praying for you and concerned about it. as you are rightfully concerned about democracy in this country. >> pray for the biden and the democrats and the republicans to do td right thing. >> i'm going to do more than pray. i'll talk to them about this. thank you. i'm always going to pray.
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a as i stated tomorrow, i'll be in washington for the signing of the infrastructure bill by president biden, along with other civil rights leaders and members of congress. i hope that they also go forward with the build back better bill and they must deal with voting rights and i certainly will be bringing that up. and then on thursday, the national prayer day, where over a hundred now administers have signed up to go with reverend jamal brian and bishop jefferson and others with us, bishop reginald jackson, as we have
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the -- as we link together with the mother and father of ahmaud arbery and attorneys ben crump and lee merrick in front of that courthouse where this lawyer said that he did not want anymore black pastors. he's going to see many from all over the country, and from georgia, and from right there in that area on thursday. but i want to close by bringing up something very positive. billionaire robert f. smith has announced that he will give thousands of shares of stock to help black and latin-x kids to become shareholders. this initiative is designed to get every kid in america investing and on the path towards financial freedom. the program was kicked off this month by gifting five shares of stock, equivalent to nearly 15,000 total shares to each of the 2,900 students, educators, and staff members at the eagle
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academies for young men, a network of public all boy schools serving young men of color in newark and new jersey and new york city. robert york, many of you remember when he paid off the debt at morehouse college for a semester, and i mentioned before how he picked up the phone in the middle of the pandemic and said, reverend al, wherever you've got to move families and do whatever you need to do, i'll pay for private planes, since most airlines were down when george floyd was killed and we had to get people to funerals and move families to meetings. he has picked up the phone and done this, but this, i think is important. planting seeds, teaching young men of color, black and latin-x, how to invest and how to reap. those are the kind of people that make it. they ought to turn around and teach the way for others to make it. we'll be right back. e way for oe it we'll be right back.
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that does it for me. thanks for watching. i'll see you back here next weekend at 5:00 p.m. eastern. alicia menendez picks up our news coverage now. >> thank you so much, reverend sharpton. hello, everyone. i'm alicia menendez. the january 6th committee sending a clear message. complying with a subpoena is not optional and there will be consequences for those who defy it. case in point, former trump adviser steve bannon

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