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Charlottesville, Virginia / Unite the Right Rally / Football-Anthem Protests / A Discussion #1128520

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at whether the country is healing or dividing deeper on the first anniversary of the white nationalists march in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to the death of Heather Heyer recalled; scenes shown of the chanting marchers. The tweet from President Trump against pro football players & their national anthem protests quoted. Recent references from Trump of black people being stupid recited.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Boris Sanchez) How the football players have been clear about their views on social injustice & police brutality, the lack of response from the White House about Charlottesville discussed. [In June, TRUMP - speaks about the protests & players offering names of those treated unjustly.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Van Jones & former NFL player Rev. Michael Faulkner about Trump & the protesting players. [JONES - offers views on how the young football players are getting involved in the community, that leadership matters, how the young players are just out of the 'hood & acting.] [FAULKNER - offers views on player protests & whether Trump's position works for his base, that the president has to denounce the Charlottesville protesters, that we can make a difference in the community; suggests the NFL players do it another way.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Sanchez, Boris

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