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The Breakdown with Shaun King

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The Breakdown with Shaun King
The Breakdown with Shaun King

The Breakdown with Shaun King

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Join Shaun as he unpacks the most important stories of injustice, racism and corruption, but also tells you who's fighting back and how you can support and join them with practical action steps.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 108 - Murder of Atatiana Jefferson + 3 Historic Endorsements

Last weekend, Fort Worth police officers shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home. She was in her house playing video games with her nephew. Since Saturday, the police officer who shot Atatiana was arrested and charged with murder. It's a horrible tragedy, and on today's episode, Shaun breaks down the nuances of this case. He also reports on three people who made an important endorsement in the 2020 presidential race. 1:08 PM

25 MIN12 hours ago
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Ep. 108 - Murder of Atatiana Jefferson + 3 Historic Endorsements

Ep. 107 - Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey Doesn’t Care About Black People

Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the US and, while it should be a trendsetter for reform, it is the nation’s largest jail system. LA is the perfect example of why this country so desperately needs progressive district attorneys because Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey is the opposite. Today, Shaun breaks down just how awful DA Jackie Lacey’s track record is on justice reform and the consequences of her actions.

29 MIN5 days ago
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Ep. 107 - Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey Doesn’t Care About Black People

Ep. 106 - We’re In a Constitutional Crisis

When a sitting United States President looks at Congress and says that he or she simply will not do what Congress asks, then we are in crisis. That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday afternoon when Donald Trump declared that he will not participate in the impeachment process. Today, Shaun breaks down just how dangerous this action is, and what the implications are.

10 MIN6 days ago
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Ep. 106 - We’re In a Constitutional Crisis

Ep. 105 - Solving the Murder of Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown, a father of three young children, was brutally murdered last Friday. As you may know, Joshua was a key witness in the murder trial of Amber Guyger. Ten days after he testified, he was targeted and shot to death outside of his home. Today, Shaun breaks down this open investigation to explain exactly what happened in the courtroom when Joshua testified and how it changes our understanding of Joshua’s murder.

12 MIN1 weeks ago
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Ep. 105 - Solving the Murder of Joshua Brown

Ep. 104 - 30,000 Tiny Justice Systems

The United States does not have one justice system or one legal system. We often talk about changing the system, but in reality, we have 30,000 micro systems. Each micro system has its own set of rules, laws, and politics, which is simultaneously great news in our fight to change the status quo, as well as horrible news. Today. Shaun breaks down what this means.

13 MIN1 weeks ago
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Ep. 104 - 30,000 Tiny Justice Systems

Ep. 103 - Just Checking In!

Due to the North Star moving into new offices, we will not be able to record a new episode for today. We are working around the clock today and through the weekend to complete the move. Thanks for checking in and have a great day!

1 MIN1 weeks ago
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Ep. 103 - Just Checking In!

Ep. 102 - Amber Guyger verdict and response

On today's episode, Shaun unpacks and explains the 10 year prison sentence that was handed down to Dallas police officer Amber Guyger. He also addresses some of the fallout the verdict including the direct reactions of the family, the judge and a bailiff in the courtroom.

28 MIN1 weeks ago
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Ep. 102 - Amber Guyger verdict and response

Ep. 101 - They found her guilty!

Just hours ago, Amber Guyger received a guilty verdict for the murder of Botham Jean. No verdict can make up for the loss and pain that the family has suffered, but even this version of justice is virtually unprecedented. On today's episode, Shaun breaks down what makes this case different from the countess other cases that have been denied guilty verdicts by America's legal system.

15 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 101 - They found her guilty!

Ep. 100 - The case for impeachment

The case for impeachment is all over the news, and Trump's reaction has been extreme. Today, Shaun breaks down the case for impeachment in the context of Trump's entire presidency and highlights the gravity of his "Civil War" comments.

34 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 100 - The case for impeachment

Ep. 99 - Two urgent trials underway

The murder trials of the police officers who murdered Botham Jean and Anthony Hill are both underway right now. Shaun breaks down why these two cases are SO important in the fight for justice. We all need to be watching and listening to how these two trials go down.

12 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 99 - Two urgent trials underway

Latest Episodes

Ep. 108 - Murder of Atatiana Jefferson + 3 Historic Endorsements

Last weekend, Fort Worth police officers shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson in her own home. She was in her house playing video games with her nephew. Since Saturday, the police officer who shot Atatiana was arrested and charged with murder. It's a horrible tragedy, and on today's episode, Shaun breaks down the nuances of this case. He also reports on three people who made an important endorsement in the 2020 presidential race. 1:08 PM

25 MIN12 hours ago
Comments
Ep. 108 - Murder of Atatiana Jefferson + 3 Historic Endorsements

Ep. 107 - Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey Doesn’t Care About Black People

Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the US and, while it should be a trendsetter for reform, it is the nation’s largest jail system. LA is the perfect example of why this country so desperately needs progressive district attorneys because Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey is the opposite. Today, Shaun breaks down just how awful DA Jackie Lacey’s track record is on justice reform and the consequences of her actions.

29 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Ep. 107 - Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey Doesn’t Care About Black People

Ep. 106 - We’re In a Constitutional Crisis

When a sitting United States President looks at Congress and says that he or she simply will not do what Congress asks, then we are in crisis. That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday afternoon when Donald Trump declared that he will not participate in the impeachment process. Today, Shaun breaks down just how dangerous this action is, and what the implications are.

10 MIN6 days ago
Comments
Ep. 106 - We’re In a Constitutional Crisis

Ep. 105 - Solving the Murder of Joshua Brown

Joshua Brown, a father of three young children, was brutally murdered last Friday. As you may know, Joshua was a key witness in the murder trial of Amber Guyger. Ten days after he testified, he was targeted and shot to death outside of his home. Today, Shaun breaks down this open investigation to explain exactly what happened in the courtroom when Joshua testified and how it changes our understanding of Joshua’s murder.

12 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 105 - Solving the Murder of Joshua Brown

Ep. 104 - 30,000 Tiny Justice Systems

The United States does not have one justice system or one legal system. We often talk about changing the system, but in reality, we have 30,000 micro systems. Each micro system has its own set of rules, laws, and politics, which is simultaneously great news in our fight to change the status quo, as well as horrible news. Today. Shaun breaks down what this means.

13 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 104 - 30,000 Tiny Justice Systems

Ep. 103 - Just Checking In!

Due to the North Star moving into new offices, we will not be able to record a new episode for today. We are working around the clock today and through the weekend to complete the move. Thanks for checking in and have a great day!

1 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 103 - Just Checking In!

Ep. 102 - Amber Guyger verdict and response

On today's episode, Shaun unpacks and explains the 10 year prison sentence that was handed down to Dallas police officer Amber Guyger. He also addresses some of the fallout the verdict including the direct reactions of the family, the judge and a bailiff in the courtroom.

28 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 102 - Amber Guyger verdict and response

Ep. 101 - They found her guilty!

Just hours ago, Amber Guyger received a guilty verdict for the murder of Botham Jean. No verdict can make up for the loss and pain that the family has suffered, but even this version of justice is virtually unprecedented. On today's episode, Shaun breaks down what makes this case different from the countess other cases that have been denied guilty verdicts by America's legal system.

15 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 101 - They found her guilty!

Ep. 100 - The case for impeachment

The case for impeachment is all over the news, and Trump's reaction has been extreme. Today, Shaun breaks down the case for impeachment in the context of Trump's entire presidency and highlights the gravity of his "Civil War" comments.

34 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 100 - The case for impeachment

Ep. 99 - Two urgent trials underway

The murder trials of the police officers who murdered Botham Jean and Anthony Hill are both underway right now. Shaun breaks down why these two cases are SO important in the fight for justice. We all need to be watching and listening to how these two trials go down.

12 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Ep. 99 - Two urgent trials underway

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