What A Day

Racism Cont'd

Racism Cont'd

What A Day - May 27, 2020 - 25:43

George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis this week, in an abusive and excessive show of force. We discuss his murder and the incident in Central Park this Monday where a white woman threatened Christian Cooper, a black man, distorting the facts in an apparent attempt to evoke an aggressive law enforcement response. Click here for anti-racism resources and organizations to follow.This election will be unlike any other and will require a specialized approach from organizers and activists. We talk to Crooked’s political director Shaniqua McClendon about the Adopt-A-State program, and how we can help get out the vote in key battleground states from the comfort of our homes. Head to votesaveamerica.com/adopt to find out more.And in headlines: Twitter fact checks Trump, SpaceX to launch its first crewed-shuttle today, and St. Louis asks people to self-quarantine if they partied in the Ozarks.

Previous Episode

Dropping The Bolsonaro

May 26, 2020 - 19:57
The US has imposed a ban on flights from Brazil because of a dangerous surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. This comes after Brazilian...

Next Episode

The Sisterhood Of The Traveling RNC

May 28, 2020 - 17:40
The planned site of the Republican National Convention this August is North Carolina, one of the states where coronavirus case numbers...

About The Show

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.