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"I think we have inequality because we buy into one group being more deserving than the other." Education expert @VandyGrad07 talks to @donlemon about the roles schools play in racial injustice Listen to "Silence is Not an Option" podcast:
"I do think basketball will resume," says NBA player Dwight Howard about the basketball season resuming amid the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest. "I think there is some great opportunities in the bubble to really cause some impact and change in our nation."
"We're hoping it's not too late," says Austin Mayor Steve Adler about Texas Gov. Greg Abbott implementing a statewide mask mandate. "Our experts and scientists tell us that our hospitals could be overwhelmed here in the next two, two and a half weeks."
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber: "We need a statewide [mask] mandate." "I was in the legislature when we imposed the seat belt mandate. And the moment we did it, people started following that rule without enforcement."
Cops who were let go for misconduct are being rehired with the help of powerful police unions. Since George Floyd's killing, these groups are under new scrutiny.
"We are leading in the number of cases and leading in the number deaths, but that is not where I want to be number one," says Dr. Ashish Jha about the White House's claim that the US is "a leader" in the fight against Covid-19. "There is a lot we can do to turn this around."
Scott Jennings on the WH's refusal to denounce the Confederate flag: "This is not the right hill to die on. Defending the Founding Fathers and defending the heroes of America make a lot of sense, but the Confederates were not our heroes. The Confederates were traitors."
"President Trump is trying a divide and conquer strategy. ... He divides by race and tries to conquer decency by smearing and besmirching the truth and the people who fight to uphold it." - CNN's responds to Trump's personal attacks on him and LeBron James ()
.: There's "nothing random" about the arrest of a Michigan man who threatened to kill CNN employees. "This is what happens when the President of the United States repeatedly attacks members of the press simply for reporting facts he does not like"
"Apologizing and moving on does not make the world a better place for people who are gay or people who are transgender, being an ally does," says CNN's , reacting to the Oscars' openness to Kevin Hart's return
CNN's @donlemon : "It's not incumbent on black people to stop racism." After the death of George Floyd sparked outrage across the country, CNN's Don Lemon speaks frankly to @ChrisCuomo about the realities for people of color living in America.