MSNBC’s Ari Melber fact-checks the political debate over “peaceful” protests and the Black Lives Matter movement and explores historical context for Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling activism in this special report. Melber documents the contradictions of some current protest critics, and reports on America’s long history of retaliating against peaceful civil rights protests as a prism for understanding Kaepernick’s public vindication, even as the police brutality he warned about continues. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 09/17/2020.
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