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Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:59:08 -0400

President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.

How To Talk Race With Your Family: Ask Code Switch

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:57:20 -0400

We asked you to send us your racial conundrums. And in the first 'Ask Code Switch,' we take on a big one: How do you talk to family members whose racial views seem stuck in the Stone Age?

What Trump's Increasing Isolation Could Mean For His Presidency

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:00:22 -0400

The president has completed a full purge of top White House aides instrumental in his election. Their ouster could be a big gamble, as Trump finds himself with fewer and fewer allies.

Tracing The Dark Origins Of Charlottesville's KKK

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:00:00 -0400

In the comments of residents processing what happened in Charlottesville, a common refrain emerged: "This is not us." But the city's history tells a different story.

Be Smart: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:11:00 -0400

And telescopes and binoculars only amplify the risk to your eyes from looking at the sun, doctors say. So even if you're not in the "path of totality," take precautions if you plan to watch.

The Trickle-Up Theory Of White Nationalist Thought

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:02:00 -0400

Dressed up as academic reasoning, racist tropes pushed by white identity advocates become more palatable, allowing those ideas to move from the fringes of debate to the political mainstream.

Did Charlottesville Violence Shift How White Supremacists Operate?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:18:00 -0400

Rachel Martin talks to University of Virginia assistant professor and presidential historian Nicole Hemmer about how white supremacists and hate groups identify themselves and act on their ideology.

Behind The Scenes, A Major Choice Looms On Afghanistan

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:00:00 -0400

Will President Trump double down on America's longest-running — but forgotten — war? Or could he decide to pull the plug? He will provide an update to troops and the country on Monday night.

FACT CHECK: 'Whatabout' Those Other Historical Figures? Trump's Question Answered

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:43:00 -0400

It's just simply factually wrong to compare Confederate generals to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

Negotiations Begin On Trump's Campaign Promise To Rework NAFTA

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:39:00 -0400

Ailsa Chang talks to Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers Union, about President Trump's promise to fix NAFTA. The 23-year-old deal is being reworked with Canada and Mexico.

Trump's Shift On Charlottesville Violence Is Unpresidential, Continetti Says

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:37:00 -0400

Rachel Martin talks to Matthew Continetti, editor of the conservative Washington Free Beacon, about President Trump's remarks that counterprotesters were also to blame for the violence in Virginia.

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon's Job May Be In Jeopardy

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:01:00 -0400

Ailsa Chang talks to Chris Buskirk, who runs the publication "American Greatness," who knows Steve Bannon well and speaks to him regularly. Should Bannon be looking for another job?

Trump's Charlottesville Remarks Follow A History Of Ambiguity On White Nationalism

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:00:00 -0400

The president's statement on Monday called out racist groups, including the KKK, for violence in Charlottesville, Va. He reversed that position on Tuesday, blaming "both sides."

NAACP: Blatant Racism On Display In Charlottesville Is Disgusting

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:01:00 -0400

David Greene talks to Derrick Johnson, interim president and CEO of the NAACP, about Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Va. He says President Trump gives permission for hate to thrive.

Examining Trump's Initial Response To The Racial Upheaval In Virginia

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:01:00 -0400

After the mayhem in Charlottesville, some saw President Trump's remarks as a validation of the protesters' message of racial bigotry. Rachel Martin talks to David French of the National Review.