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Why what we're choosing to criminalize is a huge part of society's race question

  Melissa Harris-Perry breaks down the idea that the discussion on race in society should include conversation on what that society chooses to criminalize with the rest of the Up panel and host Steve Kornacki as they look at the Republican response to immigration, broadening their message, and the con

Fighting for black men and boys

  Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., Josh Dubois, former spiritual advisor to President Barack Obama, and Trymaine Lee, a reporter for MSNBC.com, talk with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about the national conversation on race in America, especially as it relates to black men and boys.

Dear Gov. Scott, time to stand against Stand Your Ground

  Melissa Harris-Perry’s “Open Letter” goes out to Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has protesters outside his office calling for a change to the state’s Stand Your Ground law. “They want real action that shows you understand this law is unacceptable and should not be used to justify the death of an unarm

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Obama: ‘Trayvon could have been me’

Local “Justice for Trayvon” rallies planned Saturday

Justice for Trayvon events planned in Augusta

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  Trayvon Martin’s mother reacts to Juror B29

Trayvon Martin’s mother said that the admission from Juror B29 that “George Zimmerman got away with murder” was “devastating.” Former criminal prosecutor Faith Jenkins, MSNBC legal analyst Lisa Bloom, and Zachary Carter join Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the impact of Juror B29.

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General view of National Action Network 100 City "Justice For Trayvon" Vigil on July 20, 2013 in Atlanta.
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Trayvon's father Tracy addresses the media alongside Trayvon's mother Sybrina during opening day of trial of George Zimmerman, in Florida
Trayvon's father Tracy addresses the media alongside Trayvon's mother Sybrina during opening day of trial of George Zimmerman, in Florida

Trayvon's father Tracy Martin addresses the media alongside Trayvon's mother Sybrina Fulton

Sybrina, mother of Trayvon Martin, addresses the media flanked by Trayvon's father Tracy and family attorney Ben Crump during opening day of trial of George Zimmerman, in Florida