ACLU Pres Warns America Still Has Long Road Of Reckoning Ahead | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

ACLU Pres Warns America Still Has Long Road Of Reckoning Ahead | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC 1

 

As Derek Chauvin’s trail for the murder of George Floyd begins, MSNBC’s Ari Melber reminds viewers that accountability for police brutality is just one piece of the wider challenge and that this trial is a response to a steady problem advocates want to change. As the rate of U.S. police shootings and killings holds steady, the goal of civil rights leaders is not to merely “put police on trial,” but to reform a system. ACLU President Deborah Archer joins Melber to discuss these goals, and asserts she’s “not sure we’ve made the progress that anyone has hoped for.” (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 03/29/2021.
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ACLU Pres Warns America Still Has Long Road Of Reckoning Ahead | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

49 Comments on "ACLU Pres Warns America Still Has Long Road Of Reckoning Ahead | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC"

  1. Caleb Fowler | March 29, 2021 at 5:41 PM | Reply

    Now it’s time for the cops to cry about how hard and scary their job is and do some character assassination.
    5 cops in 15yrs. How many “justified” shootings is that? Disgusting

    • They Might not have to be in fear for their safety if they show people of all races they serve to not have to fear the cops. Self defence is a big motivator when you live in fear.

  2. Margaret Nicol | March 29, 2021 at 5:42 PM | Reply

    Those 4 comments on here show exactly how sick the US is. No wonder the world is disgusted.

  3. 1619 – 1865: Slavery
    1870 – 1950: Jim Crow
    1980 – 2000: War on “drugs”
    2015 – 2021: White nationalism and GQP’s new Jim Crow

    Yup, hard to fight hundreds of years of racial oppression.

  4. Alabama isn’t doing relations any good stripping away voter rights.

    • Waynes World | March 29, 2021 at 6:46 PM | Reply

      So since black cannot obtain Id’s does that mean they don’t drive or buy alcohol??

    • @Waynes World its not about ID and you know it. It’s about voter suppression taking and limiting the voting hours and removing drop boxes.

    • Constituent A | March 29, 2021 at 7:11 PM | Reply

      @Waynes World I no longer drive, don’t buy alcohol, and therefore no longer purchase a driver’s license. I do not have an ID. And I’m white (but I identify as beige).

    • Waynes World | March 29, 2021 at 7:14 PM | Reply

      @David Brown So black people don’t know how to be on time? Sounds like white supremacy👉

  5. Humble Driver | March 29, 2021 at 5:52 PM | Reply

    A Tribute in Memory of Mr. George Floyd

    Don’t close the door please let the light shine in.
    Whispering sounds that echo off the walls.
    Straps laced too tightly no room for me to move.
    A blinding glance confuses me.

    Words can’t express the pain of false bravado.
    Piercing stares from the tormented few.
    All sides suffering
    Can’t take this life no more.
    Nothing to chance for a man to break free.

    I only need one eye to be open.
    One ear to listen to what I’m trying to say.
    Just take a moment to come inside and stand with me.
    Everyday’s a nightmare
    I need someone to come save me.

    As I lay distressed pleading please help me mama.
    I see no beacon my life’s growing dim.
    Robbed of tomorrow can’t help those who were chosen.
    It’s up to you where we go from here.

    If I could rise I’d speak up for my freedom with every breath I take that God has given me.
    Come take a chance and take a stand in harmony.
    There will be no tomorrow if we don’t unite to be free.

    The violence that follows will only fuel their hate.
    Take the path that carries your voice of change.
    Let’s lay to rest and and put an end to this shame.
    Be the hope your children need you to be.

    If I could rise I’d speak up for my freedom with every breath I take that God has given me.
    Come take a chance and take a stand in harmony.
    Everyday’s a nightmare I need someone to come stand for me.

    There will be no tomorrow if we don’t unite to be free.

    Rest in Peace Mr. George Floyd

    Watch “Tribute to Mr. George Floyd” on my channel. Humble Driver on YouTube

  6. The Tweatles | March 29, 2021 at 5:55 PM | Reply

    George Floyd held a gun to a pregnant woman’s stomach and pistol whipped her not to mention was high on fentanyl when arrested

  7. We are being pushed to revenge. I don’t think yall want that. I’m prepared

  8. Scotch Barrel | March 29, 2021 at 6:02 PM | Reply

    Global catalyst 💯

  9. IT’S RIGHT — for Rev. Sharpton to say get off my neck.
    IT’S WRONG — for Gov. Kemp to hijack the election process.
    IT’S CONSTITUTIONAL — to honor what’s right and condemn what’s wrong.

  10. Tranja Vanadbia | March 29, 2021 at 6:22 PM | Reply

    Moors had knees on neck of white Europeans for 410 years.

  11. Precise Cleaning | March 29, 2021 at 6:33 PM | Reply

    Amazing it’s a Monday and not one of these blacks are missing work ?

  12. Skara Caesar | March 29, 2021 at 7:03 PM | Reply

    America is going backwards year after year, America is not doing any grand projects for their people.

  13. Girl In The Woods | March 29, 2021 at 7:37 PM | Reply

    Compensation is long overdue and that is the problem when we ignore injustices. We don’t cure the problem. Just like we are doing with the attempted coup.

  14. A long long road…I fear what happens if every officer involved is not convicted!

  15. the age old sage advice, give anyone an inch and they will want to take a mile

  16. Beyond Human | March 29, 2021 at 8:15 PM | Reply

    💨

  17. George Floyd was a criminal and had a record dating back to the late 90’s, but hey, “MUH SYSTEMIC RAYCISM!”

  18. This is America on trail

  19. Yes, REFORM must be the objective. It was never about revenge, it’s about equality!

  20. Joanna Brinkley | March 29, 2021 at 11:05 PM | Reply

    I believe WE are through with adapting—The System needs to adapt and change with Society=be humane.

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