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The Breakdown with Shaun King

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The Breakdown with Shaun King

The Breakdown with Shaun King

The North Star

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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. 273 - If you live in these states, I am BEGGING you to take the coronavirus seriously

Over 130,000 Americans have already died from the coronavirus. Now, it is surging across the country. Today, more than anything else, I am begging you to take it seriously. I've seen the costs up close and personal. Trust me - you don't want this thing in your life.

18 MIN15 h ago
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Ep. 273 - If you live in these states, I am BEGGING you to take the coronavirus seriously

Ep. 272 - The true costs of white fragility & toxic masculinity

Did you see the video of the white man LOSING it on an elderly woman working at Costco because he was asked to wear a mask? That rage and that fragility were familiar. We've seen it all before. Today, let's talk about the true costs of white rage, white fragility, and toxic masculinity. It's deadly.

18 MIN1 d ago
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Ep. 272 - The true costs of white fragility & toxic masculinity

Ep. 271 - An alternative to police that is already working well!

30 years ago, a group of people in one American city decided that they could do a better job than police at handling mental health and homelessness. So they built the solution and hundreds of thousands of 911 calls are now routed to their team. Listen and learn more. We can do this nationwide.

16 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Ep. 271 - An alternative to police that is already working well!

Ep. 270 - A profound conversation with 3 District Attorneys

On Wednesday we launched Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commissions in 3 of America's largest cities. Today you can hear from the DA's who will be helping to lead the process.

32 MIN5 d ago
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Ep. 270 - A profound conversation with 3 District Attorneys

Ep. 269 - We are the most incarcerated nation in the history of the world

Today I want to teach you one simple fact. It is the foundation for most of the work that I do. And I need you to understand the size and scope of the problem we're facing. The United States is the single most incarcerated nation in the entire history of the world.

11 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Ep. 269 - We are the most incarcerated nation in the history of the world

Ep. 268 - Today we are launching the Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission

The thing we call the justice system in this country is not broken. It's firing on all cylinders. So we must build new systems and new pathways to justice. Today, we are beginning just that. Learn more and join us atTJRC.org

15 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 268 - Today we are launching the Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission

Ep. 267 - We Don't Need Police in Schools

It costs hundreds of millions of dollars. They have not stopped a single school shooting. And the police are brutalizing Black, Brown, and Native American children from coast to coast. They are handcuffing and arresting them. We must interrupt the school to prison pipeline. Here's how.

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 267 - We Don't Need Police in Schools

Ep. 266 - Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has DOUBLED. Now what?

Studies show that support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has doubled since 2016. Even a majority of white people now say that they support the movement and its goals - which is groundbreaking. But what are we going to do with this momentum? Let's talk about it.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 266 - Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has DOUBLED. Now what?

Ep. 265 - How can you support the movement? Support transformational candidates!

Shaun wants to introduce us all to one of his favorite people currently running for office: Cori Bush. On today's episode, he interviews Cori so that we can hear for ourselves what makes her so special. And even though she is running for office in Missouri, you can volunteer for her campaign WHEREVER YOU ARE. Let's go!CoriBush.Org

20 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 265 - How can you support the movement? Support transformational candidates!

Ep. 264 - A private Facebook group of law enforcement officers is literally plotting to kill me.

For my own safety, and the safety of my family, I had to expose this today. Here I include their names, their death threats and plans, and more. Who are you supposed to turn to in a moment like this? Police? The NYPD? The FBI? We felt like exposing them publicly was our best tool today.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 264 - A private Facebook group of law enforcement officers is literally plotting to kill me.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 273 - If you live in these states, I am BEGGING you to take the coronavirus seriously

Over 130,000 Americans have already died from the coronavirus. Now, it is surging across the country. Today, more than anything else, I am begging you to take it seriously. I've seen the costs up close and personal. Trust me - you don't want this thing in your life.

18 MIN15 h ago
Comments
Ep. 273 - If you live in these states, I am BEGGING you to take the coronavirus seriously

Ep. 272 - The true costs of white fragility & toxic masculinity

Did you see the video of the white man LOSING it on an elderly woman working at Costco because he was asked to wear a mask? That rage and that fragility were familiar. We've seen it all before. Today, let's talk about the true costs of white rage, white fragility, and toxic masculinity. It's deadly.

18 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Ep. 272 - The true costs of white fragility & toxic masculinity

Ep. 271 - An alternative to police that is already working well!

30 years ago, a group of people in one American city decided that they could do a better job than police at handling mental health and homelessness. So they built the solution and hundreds of thousands of 911 calls are now routed to their team. Listen and learn more. We can do this nationwide.

16 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Ep. 271 - An alternative to police that is already working well!

Ep. 270 - A profound conversation with 3 District Attorneys

On Wednesday we launched Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commissions in 3 of America's largest cities. Today you can hear from the DA's who will be helping to lead the process.

32 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Ep. 270 - A profound conversation with 3 District Attorneys

Ep. 269 - We are the most incarcerated nation in the history of the world

Today I want to teach you one simple fact. It is the foundation for most of the work that I do. And I need you to understand the size and scope of the problem we're facing. The United States is the single most incarcerated nation in the entire history of the world.

11 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Ep. 269 - We are the most incarcerated nation in the history of the world

Ep. 268 - Today we are launching the Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission

The thing we call the justice system in this country is not broken. It's firing on all cylinders. So we must build new systems and new pathways to justice. Today, we are beginning just that. Learn more and join us atTJRC.org

15 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 268 - Today we are launching the Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission

Ep. 267 - We Don't Need Police in Schools

It costs hundreds of millions of dollars. They have not stopped a single school shooting. And the police are brutalizing Black, Brown, and Native American children from coast to coast. They are handcuffing and arresting them. We must interrupt the school to prison pipeline. Here's how.

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 267 - We Don't Need Police in Schools

Ep. 266 - Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has DOUBLED. Now what?

Studies show that support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has doubled since 2016. Even a majority of white people now say that they support the movement and its goals - which is groundbreaking. But what are we going to do with this momentum? Let's talk about it.

13 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 266 - Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has DOUBLED. Now what?

Ep. 265 - How can you support the movement? Support transformational candidates!

Shaun wants to introduce us all to one of his favorite people currently running for office: Cori Bush. On today's episode, he interviews Cori so that we can hear for ourselves what makes her so special. And even though she is running for office in Missouri, you can volunteer for her campaign WHEREVER YOU ARE. Let's go!CoriBush.Org

20 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 265 - How can you support the movement? Support transformational candidates!

Ep. 264 - A private Facebook group of law enforcement officers is literally plotting to kill me.

For my own safety, and the safety of my family, I had to expose this today. Here I include their names, their death threats and plans, and more. Who are you supposed to turn to in a moment like this? Police? The NYPD? The FBI? We felt like exposing them publicly was our best tool today.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ep. 264 - A private Facebook group of law enforcement officers is literally plotting to kill me.

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