Layshia On Players Using Their Platform To Speak Out On Issues Of Race, Social Justice
New York Liberty point guard Layshia Clarendon joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss, WNBA players using their platform to speak out on issues of race and social justice as the sport returns, saying, "We knew coming back to this season there was such an opportunity. We knew all eyes were looking at us. And first and foremost it was an opportunity to lead." Aired on 07/29/2020.
As Americans pay their respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Republicans are racing to fill her seat. Senator Joe Manchin joins Stephanie Ruhle to talk about the impending confirmation fight, and urges his republican colleagues to speak out after President Trump refuses to say he would leave office peacefully. Aired on 9/24/2020. "To say then that [Trump's] going to send out the troops -- law enforcement or whatever -- to polling places is meant for one reason and one reason only: and that's to intimidate voters."
Rep. Karen Bass spoke to reporters on Saturday about President Trump's comments on the Postal Service. South Korea reported 280 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday as it continues to tackle a recent surge in infections.
And the government's efforts to contain the virus have now become entangled in a conflict with some religious groups.
Al Jazeera's Rob McBride has more from Seoul, South Korea. In this week's Parting Shots on Outside the Lines, Bomani Jones to discuss the importance of Naomi Osaka using her platform to speak out on societal issues. Justin Tinsley talks Serena Williams' legacy and praises Williams for her using her platform for societal awareness and Jason Fitz weighs in on the return of sports.