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Three more former Minneapolis police officers were charged Wednesday in the death of George Floyd, five days after charges were brought against a fourth officer who was seen in a video kneeling on Floyd's neck. The panel discusses. Aired on 06/04/2020.
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Rev. Al: We Are On The Brink Of Real Change | Morning Joe | MSNBC

90 Comments on "Rev. Al: We Are On The Brink Of Real Change | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Biggus Dickus | June 4, 2020 at 8:05 AM | Reply

    “We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership.”

    – General James Mattis

    • Killroy was here | June 4, 2020 at 11:59 AM | Reply

      @Tru G You not being black is like your not a women, you cant even start to understand.

    • @Killroy was here i seen whites and an asian no blacks… You think a black cop would of allowed that ?? Especially one that knows the history

    • George B. Wolffsohn | June 4, 2020 at 1:10 PM | Reply

      We are witnessing the results of 400 years of oppression of African Americans.

    • Joyce Duncan | June 4, 2020 at 2:01 PM | Reply

      I call him: Hitler 2.0, DICtator Donny, the Evil One, President pathological liar, KKKing Trump, Putin’s BEST Spy.

    • MrSolidgear | June 4, 2020 at 5:26 PM | Reply

      @mark tito thats cause he was good,sure trump didnt start the riots, but the thing is instead of trying to unite the people,trumps trying to create a war now

  2. “history does show” … that things need to change … quickly!

    • Tell that to David Dorn, you idiotic peasant.

    • chelsea19681968 | June 4, 2020 at 11:24 AM | Reply

      Sadley it shows….They will be tried in a white county…As are all of your racial killings by the police in the us….The uk stand with you all.

  3. Real Patriot | June 4, 2020 at 8:18 AM | Reply

    *Credit to the Lady who filmed this Tragedy and posted it on social media.*
    *Sorry to the family*

  4. dian kreczmer | June 4, 2020 at 8:21 AM | Reply

    Yes, when you see a policeman with his knee on the man”s neck , and the man is groaning in pain, asking to not let him die and calling out for his mother, yes this is a lynching!

    • Chris Avram I just drove around my republican run city. And guess what no rioting no looting no curfew.
      Why’s that? Because in my republican run city our elected local government cares bout the citizens and the city and stops any kind of this nonsense before it gets out of hand. It’s called law and order. Not to mention the private citizen will set up and help.
      So enjoy your liberal democrat eutopia. Ain’t it great. Don’t you just liberal democrat policies.

    • @Gwen D Miller Gwen, take heart. Not sure if a lot of folks know but this protest has become WORLD WIDE. Countries like the UK, France and many others are also marching in his name for racial equality. FWIW, I am white but I’m sick and tired of the racist jerks. Especially the one running our country now. Seems no one pays any attention to the real news anymore. Just stuck on fox that, BTW was just thrown out of the UK as well as Australia. And FWIW, it’s an Australian company. Hopefully, one day soon, we can become the “UNITED” states of America once again. Or, rather, I suppose, for the very first time.:) Be well, my friend.

    • Gwen D Miller | June 4, 2020 at 11:55 AM | Reply

      @garyoa1 Thank you so much ❣️ I appreciate your sharing, yes I am encouraged by the world wide support for our country, our world, We Are becoming once again, A World Leader of FREEDOM, this what we are going through should have happened when slavery was abolished, yet God Almighty, “allowed man OUR “free will” Amen
      WE WILL LEAD THE WAY TO BECOMING A UNITED FREE COUNTRY” FOR THE FIRST TIME
      OUR LORD GOD ALMIGHTY IS DEFINITELY LISTENING AND MIGHTILY MOVING IN OUR MIDST😂❣️🔥
      Thank you, my friend☺️
      Keep praying and WATCHING☺️
      GOD ALMIGHTY HE HEARS AND HE FAITHFULLY ANSWERS ❣️🔥☺️

    • Chris Avram | June 4, 2020 at 9:31 PM | Reply

      @David Hale fantastic David. Enjoy your walled city. Dont drive too far though, the paradise you love has a boundry. I hope your descendants dont need or want to visit study in or work in one of the other cities, the ones in the Democrat run ones. Oh “one country under God”. The dream is at risk.

    • No proper way critically not cuss this behavior before heaven and earth.
      This is 1st degree murder hang style and all parties know it.

  5. Charles Brewer | June 4, 2020 at 8:22 AM | Reply

    WE all saw the officer adjust his position so as to better apply pressure to George Floyd,s Jugular, while George was hancuffed and restrained.
    We saw him ignor the pleas of bystanders.
    Then we watched him calmly put his hands in his pocket while he waited for George Floyd to die.
    Pressure applied for minutes after George stopped moving.
    There is no excuse.

    • David Dorn….you evil piece of garbage.

    • Amaji Raines | June 4, 2020 at 10:28 AM | Reply

      They will try to toss legal word salads to create reasonable doubt, but, especially with this tape, along with moral commonsense, won’t work. The problem will be if a ” Zimmerman ” sympathizer will determine the verdict.

    • Linda Hemphill | June 4, 2020 at 11:34 AM | Reply

      I have not heard anyone speaking about bail being set for any of the cops involved in the murder of George Floyd. The crime the world witnessed, was brutal and And barbaric.
      Each of the cops actions/inactions, warrant excessive bails, totalling in the millions, for each of them. A one million dollar bail is almost laughable. We must not have a Grand Jury assembled, that usually is a set-up for less charges for the prosecutor. It took an outside person to have the charges upgraded. As we are aware, Grand Juries are “SECRET”! I pray the jury will adhere to facts and not racist feelings and have a “HUNG JURY”.

    • James Mottley | June 4, 2020 at 11:35 AM | Reply

      Looks intentional to me and this is as serious as it gets. I’d like the professionals (Do they exist?) to weigh in, as opposed to a hyperventilating posse chosen from a peanut gallery. These incidents of racial profiling and persecution must stop.

    • Breda Davidson | June 4, 2020 at 7:32 PM | Reply

      who called the paramedics. and why was he still sitting on georges neck when they arrived.surely the paramedics can be called as witneses.

  6. Shba Cochrane | June 4, 2020 at 8:25 AM | Reply

    They think they have seen the fury of the people! God help them if they acquit those officers for George Floyd’s murder!

  7. Hanny Hawkins | June 4, 2020 at 8:27 AM | Reply

    ‘…but history shows there will be clear challenges here’… ie it will be hard to gain a conviction in these charges against police. In that case, the law is the problem. If the law isn’t clear that what those cops did to Floyd was murder, then the law is wrong, inadequate, needs to be changed. Thee should be little to no doubt about securing a conviction in this case.

    • Kimberly McLane | June 4, 2020 at 5:16 PM | Reply

      The law should NEVER show more deference for a police officer! if anything, officers should receive harsher punishments for violating the law they swore to uphold!

  8. What do people expect when the Grand Wizard of the KKK is occupying the White House.

  9. Gary Wortham | June 4, 2020 at 8:28 AM | Reply

    That thin blue line that the officer’s love so much is about to get thinner never should’ve made such a symbol in the first place

    • William Zec | June 4, 2020 at 2:23 PM | Reply

      Do you want the truth? Google “banned video infowars”.If you want the protest to stop. Stop the covit 19 lie and the lock down crime and let the people work!

    • @William Zec you’re blind to what’s really going on

    • Cheryl Moore | June 4, 2020 at 8:04 PM | Reply

      Yeah…& THAT thin blue line will hang them in the end I pray!!🙏

    • @Cheryl MooreDo you want to know the truth? Google “banned video infowars”. Spread the word and save your life from covit 19!!

  10. A real change? Let’s see…
    Lies are the new Truth.
    Elitarian grifters are the new Saints.
    Religious hypocrisy is awarded with God’s ‘Chosen One’ title.
    The trillionaire is the new Selfmade Man.
    Junkfood is the food of the future. (It’s official)
    White killing black while screaming “I’m not a racist!” is the new togetherness.
    ..
    ..Yes, Trumpism really changed the moral and social landscape of America.

    • Richard Ray | June 4, 2020 at 8:50 AM | Reply

      vestiphobe the alternative facts. Putin is more believable than the FBI or the CIA?

    • I’m not about to put my faith in a man who walked with MLK while passing info to the FBI. What did they have on the Rev. that made it easy to betray a friend?

    • @Richard Ray ,
      That’s not what I suggested. Putin was far from my mind when I posted this.
      And FBI and CIA….every party, every organisation is confused these days. Even God Inc. The magic of Trump’s gaslighting I guess. “Nobody knows how to gaslight better than me.”

    • Janice Gullett | June 4, 2020 at 12:43 PM | Reply

      vestiphobe Unfortunately it was well on its way and a party, some big business and other countries influence got everything ready for Trump to destroy the country.

    • @Janice Gullett ,
      No. It’s a defect in his genes. Trump would have been a destroyer of the country had he succeeded Lincoln or Kennedy or after the lord Jesus had taken over the White House for four years.
      (I can’t actually name a president who really made America Great and when. The era of the mafia tribal kings? Somewhere in the 1950’s between Korea and Vietnam?)

  11. Joseph Harrington | June 4, 2020 at 8:32 AM | Reply

    When you see children slaughtered in schools not once but many times and all the outcry afterwards and nothing happens. Why would now be any different.

    • Velociraptor 1961 | June 4, 2020 at 11:31 AM | Reply

      @Richard Ray True….The 🍊 payed off congress wouldn’t even consider a one issue..A person Can’t get a record of he or she has mental issues.. hahaha…So fuckem

    • Velociraptor 1961 | June 4, 2020 at 11:33 AM | Reply

      @bill Like I said… Let’s get another school or movie theater shooting going…. HAHAHA…

    • Now is different because the young people who marched and supported MarchForOurLives are now the same young people who can vote in November.🌏🕊💙🌊from Bunker Inspector to a prison cell✊🏼

    • George B. Wolffsohn | June 4, 2020 at 1:08 PM | Reply

      @carol kelly isn’t it curious that the NRA was seeking a relationship with Russia ?

    • carol kelly | June 4, 2020 at 1:29 PM | Reply

      George B. Wolffsohn Were they? I’m a Brit and not fully up to speed with their devious goings-on!

  12. Tony Rutland | June 4, 2020 at 8:33 AM | Reply

    The question is are the police Judge, Jury, and Executioner when it comes to arresting Black People.

  13. Gabriel Vazquez | June 4, 2020 at 8:33 AM | Reply

    Enough was enough. It better happen now. It’s time we finally come into the 21st century.

    • William Zec | June 4, 2020 at 2:24 PM | Reply

      Do you want the truth? Google “banned video infowars”.If you want the protest to stop. Stop the covit 19 lie and the lock down crime and let the people work!

    • Painting Animals On Rocks | June 4, 2020 at 5:52 PM | Reply

      Just wait till we have a Democrat President, a Democrat Senate and a Democrat Congress. Then you’ll see intelligent people who know how to lead.

    • @Painting Animals On Rocks Do you want the truth? Google “banned video infowars”. Spread the word!!

  14. JUST AS REAL | June 4, 2020 at 8:35 AM | Reply

    Their qualified immunity needs to be taken away, NOW. The “mindset” of the thugs is a problem

    • Kitt Songstad | June 4, 2020 at 9:58 AM | Reply

      The average white schmoe unless they are a crook isn’t exposed to dealings with the police. It’s mostly poor whites who understand what policemen are capable of and how they throw their weight around. I think a lot of the time in some neighborhoods the cops just get bored. One time my daughter missed a court date for a traffic offense. Two big burly cops came to our door to arrest her, she was 18 or 19 I think. She was so scared and upset she had an asthma attack and struggled. They wrestled her to the ground and slapped the cuffs on my 110 lb. daughter so tight they left bruises on her wrists. I called their superior later and he said he talked to the officers and they told him they hadn’t done anything wrong.

    • I think racism is systemic in America. This comes from poor leadership, poor training and poor reporting mechanisms. It is rare that a policeman has malicious intent. Obviously, it happens but this is predominantly a training problem.

    • AGREED! Make no mistake about this, police fraternities and unions use ‘qualified immunity’ as a shield to justify conduct that the average citizen gets arrested for doing – think assault for starters. I know several fine police officers who’ve told me they’ve tried to hold fellow officers via ‘peer pressure’ to account and the union steps in to interfere in such actions. The union uses qualified immunity to justify interference with the claim of protecting each other – us [the blues] verses them [the citizens]. I maintain there’s no way any form of a citizens review board will make any difference as long as qualified immunity is in play. Stay safe – be well.

    • Kitt Songstad | June 4, 2020 at 12:20 PM | Reply

      @S Anderson well actually there has been an expansive and expensive effort to train the police in many cities. I don’t know what you do for a living but workplaces have cultures anyway, the police have a “brotherhood.” It’s easier for them to slip into an “us and them” mentality. I remember one of the last murders they committed. They got a call about a suspected home break in. They hunted that kid down and in the dark many feet away they claimed the kid had a gun. They all gunned him down. But what was going through their minds as they were hunting him down? I’d bet any amount of money that there was no home broken into.

    • Thug lives matters too.

  15. Jo van de Kragt | June 4, 2020 at 8:48 AM | Reply

    The cop who placed his knees on the victim and laid all his weight on the victim’s back also preventing him from breathing should also be charged with second degree murder.

  16. Vote Mitch McConnell out! He’ll block any real change

    • Kimberly McLane | June 4, 2020 at 5:14 PM | Reply

      @peb frogg She’d rather we change back to the good ol days: 1860’s

    • @Kimberly McLane no, where did you come up with that. Are you happy with the current situation?

    • Kimberly McLane | June 4, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

      @peb frogg I’ve tried to reason with her before. and NO I’m NOT okay with the current situation, I think the majority of the republican party is poisoned and corrupted to a point where they no longer function as true human beings. I think that the lack of empathy displayed by members of the right has emboldened and encouraged racism and hate of anyone they deem “other”. This situation is sickening. I am violently appalled at any person who continues to support Trump at this point, especially if they call themselves christian

    • @Kimberly McLane my apologies I thought you were talking about me. And I agree with you ✌

    • Kimberly McLane | June 4, 2020 at 6:14 PM | Reply

      @peb frogg 😀❤

  17. Gary Stasiuk | June 4, 2020 at 9:05 AM | Reply

    Mya Wylie nails it – with a suggested path to change the culture of policing

  18. Bone Spurs Bunker Boy is a one trick pony. “Domination” is all he knows.

  19. 2 boys 4 girls | June 4, 2020 at 9:58 AM | Reply

    Please lets not lose focus on the killing of ( Ahmaid Arbery).

  20. This is Minneapolis . where Philando Castile’s murderer still roams free

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