Student activists at more than 200 colleges are trying a new tactic in hopes of slowing the pace of climate change: They are asking their schools to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.Full story
Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr., president of Morehouse College, and new Morehouse graduate Leland Shelton, share their reactions to President Obama’s commencement address there with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin.
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A new study published in The American Journal of Medicine finds marijuana smokers have better insulin control and smaller waists. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the study with Dr. Murray Mittleman of the Harvard School of Public Health, one of the co-authors of the study.
The Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman and NBC’s Kasie Hunt discuss the recent NRA convention, and the speeches given by the right wing’s darlings.
In her “Footnote” segment, Melissa Harris-Perry turns things over to an extraordinary spoken word artist, Bryonn Bain, who performs part of "Lyrics from Lockdown."
Gary Samore, executive director for Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, talks with Rachel Maddow about the difficult task of understanding intelligence from Syria about the use of chemical weapons and the military options available to the U.S.
Bill Forry, Managing Editor and publisher of the Dorchester Reporter, and Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe columnist, joined The Last Word to discuss how the community at large brought an end to one of the biggest manhunts in U.S. history.
Graduate Leland Shelton, center, is congratulated as he is acknowledged by President Barack Obama during the 129th commencement ceremony address at Morehouse College, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Atlanta. After a difficult childhood Shelton graduated Phi Beta Kappa and is on his way to Harvard Law Schoo
Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt gestures as he speaks at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts April 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
A pedestrian walks through a late winter snow storm outside Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts February 29, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder