Doctor Pens Op-Ed On Fighting Virus And Racism | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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In a new NYT column, Dr. Philip Ozuah, writes that '[a]s the head of a major hospital, I fought the coronavirus. As a black man, I fight racism.' Dr. Ozuah joins Morning Joe to discuss along with Errin Haines of The 19th. Aired on 06/11/2020.
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Doctor Pens Op-Ed On Fighting Virus And Racism | Morning Joe | MSNBC

54 Comments on "Doctor Pens Op-Ed On Fighting Virus And Racism | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Wolfgang Walk | June 11, 2020 at 12:33 PM | Reply

    Step one: Quarantine Trump and his lackeys in jail.

    • brian gardner | June 11, 2020 at 3:10 PM | Reply

      @carl cullen Our nation is over the virus, the protest has killed it. So the economy will come back quickly and that will help our President win by en even larger margin

    • Carol Sitzberger | June 11, 2020 at 3:34 PM | Reply

      Trump was trained by the best of the worst
      Roy Cohn,  Mob Boss mouth piece 
      Roger Stone,  Nixon’s dirty trickster ,  Nixons face tattoo to his back,  
      Alex Jones,
      Steve Bannon  Breitbart,  Cambridge Analytica 
      Etc, etc
      Roy Cohn was Trumps best freind, he helped Trump and his father out of a jam with the US GOVERNMENT HOUSING. TRUMP WAS PUTTING A “C” ON COLORED APPLICATIONS
      This is what Trump did for NYC racism
      MIN 19 IN VIDEO

    • @brian gardner my silence is deafening

    • @brian gardner Mr trump will be known in history to have the biggest landslide in Americas voting history against him, amen

    • You voted for this racist Fake TRUMP. YOU voted for him because you saw him on TV and he was really popular. FAKE Americans.

  2. Elizabeth Agnese | June 11, 2020 at 12:39 PM | Reply

    We are ready for conscious action. Thank you for the conscious voices expressed here Now.

  3. Pepper Grinder | June 11, 2020 at 12:41 PM | Reply

    Trump’s kept his promise of building a wall. Not on the southern border, but around the Red House.

    • brian gardner | June 11, 2020 at 1:48 PM | Reply

      Park police wanted that fence around the white house. Get your facts straight. And the wall on the border is coming along nicely, thank you very much.


    • Amanda Reiche | June 11, 2020 at 3:44 PM | Reply

      @brian gardner Replacement, replacement, and, more replacement — little or no new construction and power saws cut through all of them on a regular and dependable basis. Look at the reports of length and percent of new wall and those people of the Rio Grande are fighting it. OUR valley growers are being hampered in harvesting produce for US markets. The facts make it like the rest of ‘his plans’ flawed and ineffectual for the most of American society — ask the people and police of El Paso! They’ve got stats for you.
      By the way drugs are flown in by small planes that do not even have to file flight plans, come on — dumb, unfortunately correctly modifies this dumb promise that was designed for political purposes to scare and support the less critical thinkers within his perceived ‘base’

    • Pepper Grinder-Maybe you need to worry about this fence and gate.- Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by its gates. But outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. “I, Jesus, have sent My angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the bright Morning Star.”…
      Revelation 22:15

  4. Elizabeth Agnese | June 11, 2020 at 12:42 PM | Reply

    “Selfless courage………..’ Deep wisdom from the inside out is appearing now.

  5. Ryan Riddick | June 11, 2020 at 12:52 PM | Reply

    America is afraid to look at its reflection in the mirror. That’s why the “deeper conversation” of racism never happens.

  6. ChristianCentury2000 | June 11, 2020 at 1:04 PM | Reply

    I like some of the comments from Dr. Philip Ozuah. We should all be proud of the younger generations of Americans who cry out for real love and inclusion of all Americans! At the same time, we should be upset with ANTIFA and the Anarchists for destroying this moment with their hate and violence and trouble making and chaos! We are witnessing something historical and yet tarnished by familiar political agitators and a new, deadly, COVID19 virus that cares not who the victim is! We are truly in perilous times! When the summer breeze is over, I fear that the COVID19 virus will strike again.

    • Antifa? No kkk Lynch mob 👮….

    • Antifa is not a group it is a short form for self declaration of being Anti Fascist. Second if you look most of the violence is from the authorities not the protesters. Last there is some evidence that right hate groups are using protests to do violence and looting. Last if a few bad apples works for an organization that has a paramilitary structure and command process over all its employees, how does a random group who have a common interest but no authority over anyone but themselves control violent looters which should be the police. There has been documented cases where undercover police were actual more violent than the organization they were sent to gather intelligence on.

  7. Very nice analogy and great commentators. Joe Scarborough is among the best of today´s news magazine producers.

  8. This Rev. has been talking about unity, working together, systemic poverty. We all have to work together to change the narrative change the hate, reforming the police and guards, and make progress that is so needed.
    Reverend Dr William J Barber, II speaks on racial and
    economic justice (Reverend
    William Barber, – Poor People’s Campaign)

  9. Douglas Martin | June 11, 2020 at 1:38 PM | Reply

    I’m surprised that Trump doesn’t want to rename them. I’m sure if you told him they would be named Trump, he’d be all for it.

  10. MEXABILLYKID SONIC RUSH | June 11, 2020 at 1:48 PM | Reply

    i LOVE THE WAY THIS MAN SPEAKS! Like a 60’s throwback!

  11. José Gómez | June 11, 2020 at 3:10 PM | Reply

    Treat racism like a disease. The analogy makes total sense, we can clearly see the symptoms in our I’ll country.

    • José Gómez | June 11, 2020 at 8:02 PM | Reply

      @lilly pad Exactly, but the problem is that you would have to define what you mean by “the right thing”

    • ​@lilly pad There can be no forgiveness when the guilty party keeps committing the same hateful acts century after century–or voting hateful people into office to act on their behalf. Where is the “right” and “just” and “lawful” in that? Racism is the only disease people voluntarily pass on to their children. It sounds as if you have good intentions, but you don’t seem to know enough history to be lecturing Jose Gomez.

    • @José Gómez Right and Wrong defined by the one who created it..Our Heavenly Father.

    • @DeGrate1896 Where was all these problems with racism in the 1980″s. Were you born then?

    • José Gómez | June 12, 2020 at 12:20 AM | Reply

      @lilly pad You bring religion and God, you already lost the argument because anything I tell you you will respond that God says so. We would go no where like this. I recommend you to research some of these topics and I’m sure you will learn a lot, you seem like a good person: paleoanthropology, cultural relativism, European colonialism, Conflict theory, Evolution by natural selection. Have a nice day!

  12. I need to know Morning Joe why nobody reporting that that George Report Friday was not the truth the real jobs report came out at 5 Trump and them just said that the please the stock market report it all morning Joe I trust you to report it all

  13. TheViewFromUpHere | June 11, 2020 at 3:44 PM | Reply

    The first step, have the FBI investigate ALL police killings as potential human rights violations!

  14. Dr. Ozah has the most amazing voice, I can listen to him all day.

  15. 2 boys 4 girls | June 11, 2020 at 4:33 PM | Reply

    There is a vaccine for this 401 years old virus called racism.

  16. We are all connected | June 11, 2020 at 4:57 PM | Reply

    The cops are knocking masks off…and not wearing them as they scream and yell in the faces of peaceful protesters. Then they CRAM people into the police van.

  17. I do think social distancing is one way of dealing with people who are infected with racism

  18. Got a question the human race everything of human anything mankind in this world gotta call something animals species certain people society something everything mine as well be bad why because long ago was not that way what’s happend to the humans happening because certain usage of words are not intended or meant for racism there meant for to describe etc but now taken a bit too far why just to be able to describe evolution anything that’s racist or racism or say realigion realigous or political stuff say a specific word usage that’s not a bad word usage maybe a nation evolution thers som that would call those types of things racist or something else how that’s not racist that’s not evil bad ill intent on anything just a way that not everyone pronounces thatd probly be me most likely how to say something etc but it’s wrong how now that’s thatd be very very prejudicedly wrong in my view in my opinion just a few couple of examples say simlar to maybe the kolege the wisdome courage to know differnces all that sorta thang

  19. The Mixologist | June 11, 2020 at 9:24 PM | Reply

    …but we HAVEN”T handled the coronavirus!! I give the USA 1 star out of 10 for BOTH Racism and Coronavirus!!

  20. “As a black man I deal with racism.” This statement is no longer acceptable, in my mind. We are in 2020. It implies that racism is only from the white community towards the black, and that racism does not exist from the black community to the white. I can say as a 30 year old white guy, I have no friends who have ever said any racist comment towards blacks. I myself have never said any racist comment. But I have heard several racist comments come from blacks about white people that I cannot repeat here. There is a second wave of racism, reverse racism in the 21st century that is also not justified.

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