Hope Over History: Racial Justice Advocates Anxiously Await Chauvin Verdict | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Hope Over History: Racial Justice Advocates Anxiously Await Chauvin Verdict | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1

 

Phillip Atiba Goff, co-founder and CEO of the Center for Policing Equity, talks with Rachel Maddow about the anxious waiting as the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial begins deliberation, and points out that history does not offer comfort in situations like this, so advocates for racial justice can only lean on hope. Aired on 04/20/2021.
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Hope Over History: Racial Justice Advocates Anxiously Await Chauvin Verdict | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

29 Comments on "Hope Over History: Racial Justice Advocates Anxiously Await Chauvin Verdict | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. If it was raining the defense would claim: “The water come to him and drown him.”

    • American Paisa Returns | April 20, 2021 at 1:55 AM | Reply

      Floyd would have yelled “I can’t swim” before any rain even fell. He’d be yelling “I can’t swim” while sitting safely in the cop car.

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  2. Susan Kanawyer | April 20, 2021 at 1:11 AM | Reply

    I made a comment and they would publish it

  3. S G Assisted Living | April 20, 2021 at 4:04 AM | Reply

    Thanks for leaving the comments open.

    • Adrian Colley | April 20, 2021 at 6:44 AM | Reply

      It’s amazing how many hostile comments there are. I have to hope that the same prejudiced mindset isn’t present in the jurors.

  4. The dude on the left tho

  5. Publius America | April 20, 2021 at 4:54 AM | Reply

    *HEY AMERICA!*

    Isn’t it kind of interesting the way it took only one president just one term to give us all permission to act like a classroom full of 4th graders with a rookie teacher? Well now it’s time to straighten up and act civilized again.

    So, rather than screaming like a bunch of brats shooting spitwads at each other — how’s about we start acting like grownup Americans instead of people raised in a barn Huh? You with me? Cool! 😎

  6. …things have changed. most have not realized it and this thathave are doing all they can to stop that change and to keep the status quo.

  7. Christian 153 | April 20, 2021 at 6:59 AM | Reply

    Nobody talking about the 7 year old girl killed in Chicago this weekend though. WHY???

    • Christian 153 | April 20, 2021 at 9:26 AM | Reply

      @Margaret Nicol She deserves WAY more coverage than some drugged out career criminal that can’t follow law enforcement orders. Did he deserve to die for it – NO. But where is our priorities???

    • it doesn’t matter if a jogger kills them.

    • @Christian 153 Ok. My condolences

    • “WHY???”
      Because white cops didn’t do it. Therefore, it doesn’t serve the MSM’s agenda of inciting racial hatred — which leads to riots — which leads to big profits for news corporations.

    • Because BLM don’t matter. If they did, the BLM would be camped outside abortion clinics letting people know that 19 million black lives have been taken since 1973.

  8. Anyone notice that Nelson misrepresented the law re burden of proof (lied)?

  9. Andrea Stittrich | April 20, 2021 at 7:38 AM | Reply

    Ps the World is watching

  10. Well said. Thanks for speaking out said this white guy from Australia.

  11. Hi Rachel Anne.👋🍺.

  12. Professor Phillip

  13. Jesus loves and cares about you so much so repent so that we all make it to heaven.

    Like so more people can see this

  14. I don’t think the out come will be any different.. From any police trial.. If he is convicted I will be shocked.. isn’t that a sigan when it takes long for a verdict

  15. Renee Williams | April 20, 2021 at 12:48 PM | Reply

    this was a modern day lynching 🙏🏽Lord help this country people are tired 😓

  16. Barry William Teske | April 20, 2021 at 1:15 PM | Reply

    THIS!

  17. SkyCloud Traveler | April 20, 2021 at 2:08 PM | Reply

    We saw him murdered with our own eyes.

  18. Thanks, Rachel! Thanks, Phillip! 💜

  19. “We’ve never had a criminal justice system which treated everybody equally.”
    That’s certainly being demonstrated here! If Floyd had been white, this never would have made it on national news, much less result in _murder_ charges against the cop. It was also demonstrated in OJ Simpson’s trial. If he had been white and not famous, there is no way he would have been acquitted. That should have been a slam-dunk conviction, but you can bet that the jurors were quite aware of the tsunami of riots that would ensue if they did convict him, and were even in fear for their own lives.

    Yep, mob rule makes for a pretty unfair justice system. With the MSM leading the way in inciting racial hatred of police, no cop has a _chance_ of a fair trial from now on. IOW, the pendulum has swung _far_ to the other extreme, now, thanks almost exclusively to highly selective, misrepresentative, and reckless anti-cop coverage by news networks and major newspapers.

  20. brilliantly said, ty both, and the verdict was guilty on all counts!

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