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Date
Summary
Salon Writer on Looting: ‘Rage Is a Legitimate Response to Being Mistreated’
Source
MSNBC

Name: MSNBC

URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/

Show
Now with Alex Wagner

Name: Now with Alex Wagner

URL: http://nowwithalex.msnbc.com/

Persons
Alex Wagner

Name: Alex Wagner

Employment: MSNBC

Position: Journalist, Anchor

, Brittney Cooper

Name: Brittney Cooper

Employment: Salon

Event
Event location
New York, N.Y.

Name: New York, N.Y.

URL: http://nyc.gov

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Not online media
Uploaded
04/29/2015 04:15 pm
Owner
Tom (staff)
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Video
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Duration
0:01:22
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14
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Transcript
RUSH TRANSCRIPT WAGNER The ░░░░░░░░ seems if we re ░░░░░░░░ believe the White House ░░░░░░░░ secretary defiantly sort of ░░░░░░░░ down on this is ░░░░░░░░ I describe looters and ░░░░░░░░ who perpetrate violence So ░░░░░░░░ is that conversation in ░░░░░░░░ black community COOPER Sure ░░░░░░░░ s a conversation about ░░░░░░░░ we call respectability politics ░░░░░░░░ this idea that the ░░░░░░░░ black people make the ░░░░░░░░ that they are citizens ░░░░░░░░ should be treated with ░░░░░░░░ is never doing anything ░░░░░░░░ to be buttoned down ░░░░░░░░ be educated to always ░░░░░░░░ articulate To never express ░░░░░░░░ kind of rage about ░░░░░░░░ injustices that they face ░░░░░░░░ just go to work ░░░░░░░░ day and then trust ░░░░░░░░ system So for me ░░░░░░░░ don t like the ░░░░░░░░ that says that this ░░░░░░░░ about the violent actions ░░░░░░░░ a few My question ░░░░░░░░ where are folks supposed ░░░░░░░░ put these decades and ░░░░░░░░ of rage after being ░░░░░░░░ by people who were ░░░░░░░░ to protect them The ░░░░░░░░ officers have a higher ░░░░░░░░ to protect people in ░░░░░░░░ communities because they have ░░░░░░░░ power backing their right ░░░░░░░░ use lethal force WAGNER ░░░░░░░░ weapons COOPER That s ░░░░░░░░ Exactly WAGNER It should ░░░░░░░░ noted just so people ░░░░░░░░ what they re looking ░░░░░░░░ here that is a ░░░░░░░░ feed of the peaceful ░░░░░░░░ hang in Baltimore around ░░░░░░░░ area of Johns Hopkins ░░░░░░░░ Right But this idea ░░░░░░░░ we re lauding peace ░░░░░░░░ we re not asking ░░░░░░░░ officers who are also ░░░░░░░░ peace oicers why they ░░░░░░░░ t deescalate situations But ░░░░░░░░ expect citizens to deal ░░░░░░░░ harassment and keep the ░░░░░░░░ and to never act ░░░░░░░░ I m not saying ░░░░░░░░ violence is always productive ░░░░░░░░ I am saying I ░░░░░░░░ respect black people as ░░░░░░░░ beings and part of ░░░░░░░░ that means is understanding ░░░░░░░░ rage is a legitimate ░░░░░░░░ to being mistreated repeatedly ░░░░░░░░ people in power.”
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