Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the scope and importance of this weekend’s protests after the death of George Floyd while in police custody. They talk about their own experiences with the protests in Los Angeles and Miami (0:21), explain why these protests feel different than past actions (17:12), and give a call to action on how to move forward (26:12). Then they dive into President Donald Trump’s response (34:48), Joe Biden (43:43), Amy Klobuchar, and why it’s OK for politicians to admit they don’t have all the answers. Finally, they discuss how they’d like to see police reform and why it’s important for celebrities with a platform to speak out right now.
The Importance of the Nationwide Protests Over George Floyd’s Death
On ‘Higher Learning,’ Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay respond to this weekend’s protests, analyze how Trump and Biden have reacted, and discuss where to go from here
Dr. Stacy Smith joins the show to talk about women in Hollywood
Topps Spot With MLB Players, Hobby Analytics, and How Winning a Championship Affects Prices With Tom Ferrara
Mike and Jesse recap their experience at the Topps Spot event in Scottsdale, Arizona
Plus, some leftover thoughts about the draft, and reflections on what an incredible run Boston sports have had since 2000
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