What A Day

Still Marching After All These Years

Still Marching After All These Years

What A Day - June 5, 2020 - 25:02

Trump’s former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis published a scathing indictment of his presidency, and he’s been backed up by Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski. Lawmakers in the Congressional Black Caucus are preparing a piece of police legislation that will aim to end racial profiling and qualified immunity.We speak with Dr. Keisha Blain, a professor of African American History at University of Pittsburgh, about how what’s happening now is an extension of the work civil rights leaders began long ago.And in headlines: Trump signs executive order to weaken environmental protections, Zoom makes users pay for end-to-end encryption, and loud blonde man Jake Paul charged with looting.

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What A Day cuts through all the chaos and crimes to help you understand what matters and how you can fix it—all in just 15 minutes. Hosts Gideon Resnick, Josie Duffy Rice, Tre’vell Anderson, and Priyanka Aribindi break down the biggest news of the day, share important stories you may have missed, and show you what “Fox & Friends” would sound like if it were hosted by people whose parents read to them as children. New episodes Monday through Friday at 5 a.m. EST.