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Friday Nite Videos | September 25, 2020

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How Trump Plans to Win No Matter What. Drive-By Truckers | 21st Century USA. RBG Crowd Greets Trump With 'Vote Him Out!'. 113 Reasons REPUBLICANS Aren't Voting for Trump in 2020. P vs. NP and the Computational Complexity Zoo.

Friday Nite Videos | February 14, 2020

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Killer Mike Introduces Bernie Sanders. Drive-By Truckers - "Thoughts and Prayers". Bloomberg Battles His Stop-and-Frisk Past. AOC on Multiracial Democracy in 1 Minute. How Scientists Are Fighting the Coronavirus: A Three Minute Guide.

Southern Bands That Are Politically Progressive, and Proud of It; 'More Southern Dudes Need to Say Black Lives Matter'

Brett Anderson; Mark Guarino New York Times
'More Southern Dudes Need to Say Black Lives Matter.' From police treatment of African-Americans to the current presidential election, the issues roiling America today have led the Drive-By Truckers to drill down on the topic that has preoccupied them for 20 years - the South - while bringing a relatively unheard perspective to pop music's discourse: that of the progressive white Southerner.

Rock Group Drive-By Truckers Take on the South

Drive-By Truckers formed in Athens, Georgia 20 years ago, and the band's been exploring the music and culture of the American South ever since. Their new album continues that tradition, with a piercing look at issues of race and police brutality. 

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