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Love Train | Turnaround Arts | Playing For Change

Turnaround Arts infuses struggling schools with the arts as a strategy to bolster reform efforts. Turnaround Arts is a national program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that works in 73 schools in 37 districts across 17 states and the District of Columbia.

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The Last Footage of Yasser Murtaja

Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja captured the mass civilian uprising in Gaza from extraordinary perspectives on the ground and in the air. Shortly after this film was made he was shot and killed in Gaza.

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The Democrat Running for Paul Ryan’s Seat

Randy Bryce, a Democrat running for Paul Ryan’s seat in Wisconsin says Ryan’s agenda has always been to give “tax breaks to the wealthiest” Americans and that he’s been “complicit with allowing” Trump “to do whatever” Trump decides he wants to do.

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The Decline of the Trump Merchandise Empire

Before he ran for president, Donald Trump was raking in money from Trump-branded steaks, eyeglasses, ties, K-cups, cologne and a dozen other licensed products. But now, nearly all of his partnerships have disappeared.

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Weak Black Women | Robin Thede

 
Robin turns the "Strong Black Woman" stereotype on its head with the world premiere of her music video "Weak Black Women."

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Hip Hop or Shakespeare?

 
Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it's power.

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Documentary | RGB

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women. Opens May 4.

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The Beatles | Revolution

Released 50 years ago, in tumultuous 1968, John Lennon's Revolution is considered one of the greatest rock songs. Despite its driving, almost apocalyptic, guitar riffs it is less a celebration of revolution than a succinct rebuke of nihilism and sectarianism. 

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MLK’s Radical Final Years

Fifty years ago Rev. Martin Luther King was assassinated at age 39. This program looks back at the last three years of King’s life, beginning after the Voting Rights Act of 1965. King set his eyes on radical new objectives, launching a Poor People’s Campaign and campaigning to stop the Vietnam War.

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Robert Mueller Is Following the Middle East Money

Mark Mazzetti, investigative correspondent for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about Robert Mueller's consideration of undue influence on Donald Trump's Middle East policies on behalf of Saudi Arabia and UAE.

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New Scandal Shows Zuckerberg Still Puts Kremlin Over U.S.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence and admits a “breach of trust” after a hidden video scandal reveals political dirty tricks. Roger McNamee, a former mentor to Zuckerberg and an early investor in Facebook calls the response “totally inadequate”.

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Sixteen Tums | parody of Sixteen Tons

This protest song describing the plight of the worker is as apt now as it was when it was written back in the 1940s. The lyrics have been updated but the sentiment is the same.

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Why Robert Mueller Is Saving Trump Aide Roger Stone for Last

New heat on Trump’s longtime ally and former campaign adviser, Roger Stone after Sam Nunberg alleges Bob Mueller is targeting his mentor. In a new interview, Stone reveals a new Russia-WikiLeaks defense and says he has not heard from Mueller.

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Oscar Brown Jr. | The Snake

Donald Trump has often appropriated the jazz/soul work The Snake of musician and radical social activist Oscar Brown, Jr. to drum up fear of immigrants. But in Oscar Brown's telling the story has a very different meaning. Complete story here.

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Get Me Roger Stone | Documentary

The whole world was shocked by the rise Donald Trump, but there was one man who had been plotting it for years: Roger Stone. Diving deep into the mind of the master manipulator, Get Me Roger Stone provides a raw perspective on the transformation of American politics. Now Streaming on Netflix.

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John Oliver | NRA TV

The NRA's streaming lifestyle network aims to boost gun sales, often by using an ominous tone that would make just about anything sound terrifying...including muffins.

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