We Have To ‘Break The Back Of The Traditional American Racial Theater’ | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

We Have To 'Break The Back Of The Traditional American Racial Theater' | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC 1


As the highly anticipated trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kicks off, NBC contributor Eddie Glaude Jr. questions how different George Floyd's case will be from previous police killings. Veteran prosecutor Paul Henderson and retired NYPD detective Marq Claxton offer their perspectives. Aired on 03/29/2021.
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We Have To 'Break The Back Of The Traditional American Racial Theater' | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

37 Comments on "We Have To ‘Break The Back Of The Traditional American Racial Theater’ | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC"

  1. Implicit bias of police officers is the bases for these senseless tragic deaths.

  2. Angela Feliciano | March 29, 2021 at 12:14 PM | Reply

    I’m hopeing that the family got a 2nd. Opinion, cuz I think this dr. Is bull s”iting!!!!!

  3. My rule of thumb is if you come across a conservative they are racist. I lock it in and no one can tell me otherwise.

  4. I think some people have a hard time admitting the truth of a long and ongoing problem in front of our very eyes. Police Officer torturously murdered a man in front of a live camera and several witnesses *defiantly,* as in emboldened, because so many officers not only get away with it, they get a reward of time off with pay. Deny that and you’re full of b.s. That’s the bottom line.

    • Skippy Skipperson | March 29, 2021 at 5:45 PM | Reply

      ​@Tara Panchoo The cops were trying to put him in the back of a normal police car. The same as is done for any person.

      Am I still racist when I think the same about ANY person of ANY color? I don’t care about the skin color of any of the people involved. If it had been a white person that was killed by a black cop, I WOULD THINK EXACTLY THE SAME WAY.

      I doubt you would do the same. And yet, I’m the racist, not you. You need to take a good, hard look at what kind of person you are, honey.

    • Could the officers handled it better yes. I have always felt that the officers should have hogtied him and thrown him in the back of a squad car and hauled off to jail. To put all of this on the shoulders of the officers is BS.
      If mr. Floyd did not struggle and resist the officers would have no excuse to be so aggressive. If some people think all the blame should be on the officers and none for mr. Floyd are blind and full of it. People need to get over the excuse of racism is behind every bad deed or behind every corner. I have encountered just as many black racist as white racist any kind of racism is wrong I don’t care who it is coming from. I don’t feel that cops should get a free pass they need to follow the law just like everyone else. I also feel that some black people feel like they should get a free pass or the rules should not apply to them for one reason or another. This goes for both sides the white side and black side. Respect is earned not given. Treat people the way you want to be treated. What is good for one is good for all. This is how I live my life and I don’t speak for anybody else but myself.

    • Louise Cardinal | March 29, 2021 at 8:24 PM | Reply

      @Skippy Skipperson its definitely murder but racists like you has to defend murderers especially if the victim is black. Wonder of the victim was white and the cop black what your response would be then.

    • Katherine Raven | March 29, 2021 at 10:29 PM | Reply

      @Skippy Skipperson
      I think you have cataracts

    • Skippy Skipperson | March 29, 2021 at 10:38 PM | Reply

      @Katherine Raven My vision is 20/20. I see things clearly.

  5. Take a bow here Barry.

  6. Patrick Tolman | March 29, 2021 at 1:07 PM | Reply

    nediB border crisis

  7. My new channel Is MangAngel | March 29, 2021 at 1:53 PM | Reply

    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.

  8. PaulScott Rock | March 29, 2021 at 1:59 PM | Reply

    Chauvin has killed 8 people. He should have been prosecuted a long time ago

  9. Pamela Mattox | March 29, 2021 at 2:26 PM | Reply

    Justice for George Floyd

  10. Beyond Human | March 29, 2021 at 2:53 PM | Reply


  11. Truth Seeker | March 29, 2021 at 2:53 PM | Reply

    Convert hate to love…..only love can drive out hate….respect each human like yourself.

  12. Rhimera lemuse | March 29, 2021 at 3:24 PM | Reply

    Chauvin was an online killer, rather than responding to force violence, manifesting a willful expiration of life, via brute strength over a submissive citizen.

  13. He is dreaming if he thinks that a good percentage of white people will ever think of black people as anything other than less than human beings


  15. This family knew when they got those millions nothing was going to happen. It’s protocol at this point.

  16. I know a murder when I see one and this one was blatantly and disgustingly carried out on a *human being* as if he were an insect in broad daylight for everyone to watch. Chauvin needs to go to jail and I hope that it’s with some of the people he’s *put* in jail so they can all get reacquainted and “catch up”.

  17. Dwight Stone | March 29, 2021 at 9:22 PM | Reply

    A white police officer woman goes into a black man’s house shoots him dead and ends up getting 10 years in prison. Wow. Talk about white privilege. It’s time for President Joe to step up to the plate to step up to the plate

  18. Warren Hastings | March 29, 2021 at 9:44 PM | Reply

    Where is that cop that murdered Tamir Rice?

  19. You can go back to the beginning of slavery and here we are in 2021 black people are still praying for justice

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