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Friday Nite Videos | August 17, 2018

John Oliver: Astroturfing. A Ride Through Oakland With Boots Riley. Amos Lee - “Dying White Light”. Movie | Fahrenheit 11/9. Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson Remember Aretha Franklin.

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Astroturfing

Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message. It’s a shady practice called astroturfing that can warp the public perception of anything...even astroturfing.

A Ride Through Oakland With Boots Riley

 

Boots Riley, frontman of the politically-charged hip-hop group 'The Coup' and director of movie Sorry to Bother You, reflects on his music, his future, and his relentless revolt against capitalism during a tour of the streets of Oakland.

Amos Lee - “Dying White Light”

"I'm trying to undone what you've done

To the innocent minds of our daughter and son"

Movie | Fahrenheit 11/9

Palme d’Or–winning documentarian Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11) turns his attention to another significant date, examining the legacy of Trump’s ascension to the US presidency on November 9, 2016. In theaters everywhere September 21. 

Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson Remember Aretha Franklin

Don Lemon and stars Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson remember the late, great "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin.