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Friday Nite Videos | June 25, 2021

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Sha’Carri Richardson Wins Gold & Carl Nassib Becomes First Openly Gay NFL Player. The Music’s Back in This Region. A Crime On The Bayou. Buy, Borrow, Die: How America's Ultrawealthy Stay That Way. How Quantum Mechanics Helps Birds Find Their Way.

A Crime On The Bayou (2021) | Trailer

Attorney Richard Sobol stands up to a racist legal system to defend Gary Duncan, a Black teenager wrongfully accused of assaulting a boy in 1966 New Orleans. In select theaters now.

Yes, We Should Still Defund the Police

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington The Progressive
A social safety net does a better job of achieving a more harmonious society than thousands of assault weapons and armored vehicles. Police reduction should become the American way. 

Friday Nite Videos | May 21, 2021

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Stand Your Ground | John Oliver. All Along the Watchtower: A Pandemic Ballad. The Real Reason Workers Aren’t Running Back to Restaurant Jobs. Palestinian Artist Taqi Spateen Painting George Floyd. The Undying Hydra: A Freshwater Monster.

Stand Your Ground | John Oliver

John Oliver takes a look at why “stand your ground” laws were created, who they protect, and, crucially, who they don’t.

The Halted Progress of Criminal-Justice Reform

Jeffrey Toobin The New Yorker
Prosecutors are charging protesters with federal crimes, exposing them to long prison sentences, in another example of the Justice Department’s grotesque overreach under Attorney General William Barr.
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