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Biden says country is “crying out for leadership” amid protests

In a speech in Philadelphia, former Vice President Joe Biden said the country is “crying out for leadership” amid nationwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. He accused President Trump of using force against peaceful protesters to stage a “photo op” near the White House. Watch his remarks. Source Read More »

Former President Obama calls for action following nationwide protests

Former President Barack Obama broke his silence on Monday, calling for change following a week of mass protests over the death of George Floyd and other African Americans at the hands of police officers. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Yahoo national politics reporter Brittany Shepherd join “Red and Blue”‘s Elaine Quijano with more. Source Read More »

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones on protesting and democracy

Nationwide protests over police brutality have roots in America’s history of racism and slavery. New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones says the history of policing that evolved from slave patrols has led to today’s police brutality. Hannah-Jones joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss how black Americans are protesting for democracy, not just for themselves, but for all Americans. Source Read More »