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Gawker editor: ‘White-on-white crime scourge’

Gawker's Cord Jefferson responds to the recent deluge of right-wing attacks on African-American communities with satire.Full story

Man Critical After Jefferson Park Hit-and-Run

Police on Monday were looking for the driver of a vehicle who they believe intentionally struck another man, critically wounding him in the early morning hours in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Full story

Detroit native talks bankruptcy

  Professor Thomas Sugrue, a Detroit native and the author of “The Origins of Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit” talks with MSNBC’s Richard Lui about the financial crisis in his hometown.

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  Meet America’s newest citizens

NBC’s Peter Alexander introduces us to  four people from different corners of the globe who are being sworn in as U.S. citizens this 4th of July.

  Jefferson County's Climb Out of Bankruptcy

Mayor William Bell of Birmingham, AL, discusses how towns in his county have fared since suffering the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy on record.

  Is there a legislative strategy regarding gun reform?

President Obama made a plea to Congress to remember the victims of the Newtown shooting. This comes after newly-released court documents showed how the young Adam Lanza stockpiled weapons in his mother's Connecticut home. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

  Thomas Jefferson and his relationship with slavery

Must-Read Op-Eds: Willie Geist reads from a Paul Finkelman NYT column on Thomas Jefferson and his relationship with slavery. Jefferson biographer and Morning Joe regular, Jon Meacham, offers some context.

  Presidential parallels: Jefferson vs. Obama

In his latest biography, Jon Meacham profiles a president who presided over a hyper-partisan nation – divided over size and the role of the federal government. Meacham joins Andrea Mitchell Reports to explains what the lessons of Jefferson’s time tell us about America today.

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The cast of the TV sitcom 'The Jeffersons' (L-R Back Row: Franklin Cover, Paul Benedict, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs, Ned Wertimer and Berlinda Tolbert, Front Row: Roxie Roker, Isabel Sanford and Mike Evans) circa 1975 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Indiana Hoosier forward Cody Zeller pressures Temple Owls forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton
Indiana Hoosier forward Cody Zeller pressures Temple Owls forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton

Indiana Hoosier forward Cody Zeller pressures Temple Owls forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton, Ohio March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)

Indiana Hoosier Watford fights for a rebound with Temple Owls Hollis-Jefferson during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton
Indiana Hoosier Watford fights for a rebound with Temple Owls Hollis-Jefferson during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton

Indiana Hoosier forward Christian Watford fights for a rebound with Temple Owls forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton, Ohio March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)

Indiana Hoosier Oladipo and Zeller celebrate as Temple Owls Randall and Hollis-Jefferson walk off the court during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton
Indiana Hoosier Oladipo and Zeller celebrate as Temple Owls Randall and Hollis-Jefferson walk off the court during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton

Indiana Hoosier guard Victor Oladipo and forward Cody Zeller celebrate as Temple Owls defenders Scootie Randall and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson walk off the court during the second half of their third round NCAA tournament basketball game in Dayton, Ohio March 24, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITE