Episode

3/10 Ari Berman: Fifty Years After Bloody Sunday in Selma,What Has & Hasn’t Changed

March 10, 2015

The Nation’s Ari Berman, explains the historical importance of Selma Alabama. Why Martin Luther King Jr. selected Selma as a site for the Civil Rights struggle. Find out the unknown Civil Rights heroes of Selma. The slow pace of change in Selma and why the cities Country Club is still racially segregated. Why Selma’s wealthy white class will not fund public education for African American children. Was Selma on its best behavior for the fifty year anniversary of Bloody Sunday? Also really how craven it was that so many Republicans refused to go to Selma for events marking Bloody Sunday.

On The Fun Half: The stunningly stupid letter sent by Senate Republicans to Iran. Why is Rush Limbaugh still in the country? Megyn Kelly listens to agree and agrees with the Wall Street Journal’s Brent Stephen’s make racist comments about Ferguson. Reflecting on the legacy of Paul Wellstone. Pat Robertson tells a lady to quit her job so shoe does not get “infected” with Buddhism. Also your calls and IMs.

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