How divisive is politics in the United States? I Inside Story


Running battles with the police, fires burning, lootings and protesters arrested.
Riots over the death of George Floyd have spread across dozens of U.S. cities, and close to President Donald Trump’s doorstep at the White House.
Governors have imposed curfews and dispatched National Guards.
The Floyd case has reignited rage over the deaths of black Americans at the hands of police and racial inequality.
It’s also opened a divisive political debate between Democrats and Republicans.
President Donald Trump has promised to put an end to what he calls ‘mob violence’.
Trump says healing is needed, but he’s accused of the oppositie – igniting tension.
So can America overcome its divisions?

Presenter: Kim Vinell

Maurice Jackson, an Associate Professor in the History Department and African American Studies at Georgetown University.
Kevin Powell, author and civil rights activist.
Sahar Aziz, professor of law & Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar at Rutgers University

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