Twenty-five states have passed legislation to discourage racial profiling but only 12 of those actually ban it. States that penalize police found guilty of profiling? Five. Full story
Rep. Karen Bass, D-California, joins Martin Bashir to explain why Republicans need to engage on the wider conversations being held at the state and national level on voter I.D. and racial profiling and how they must stop “acting as if this is a problem from 50 years ago.”
Fresh off of signing a bill that limits women’s access to abortion clinics, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is set to sign what many are calling the most restrictive voting bill in the country. This comes as President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder assured civil rights leaders in a me
Melanie Andrade, Florida A&M chapter president of the Dream Defenders, who has been protesting at the Florida capitol since the not-guilty verdict was read in the trial of George Zimmerman, talks with Melissa Harris-Perry about the components of the protest group's proposed "Trayvon Martin Act."
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., joins Ari Melber to discuss his proposed bill that would outlaw racial profiling at the federal level.
NYC mayoral candidate Christine Quinn discusses her city's "stop and frisk" policy and its debatable constitutionality.
(L-R) Sanford Police Chief Cecil Smith, Mayor Jeff Triplett and Seminole County Undersheriff Steve Harriett attend a prayer service at the New Life Word Center Church led by a coalition of local ministers to move the community forward after the George Zimmerman second-degree murder trial and verdict