Skip to main content

tv   Campaign 2020 Joe Biden Remarks on Events in Minnesota  CSPAN  May 29, 2020 10:25pm-10:33pm EDT

10:25 pm
national copyright kale satellite corp 2020] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] > former vice president joe biden said americans need to confront institutional racism. family ith mr. floyd's and made these remarks shortly taken intofficer was degree murder d charges. had an opportunity to speak with the floyd family, a them. of most of them. they are close, decent, an loving one mily, another. and once again, we had the heard the words, and they breathe.em, i can't an act of brutality so elemental, it did more than deny
10:26 pm
more black man in america, his civil rights and his human rights. of his very humanity. his life.him of epriving george floyd as it deprived garner. one thing every human being must be able to do. breathe. so basic, so brutal. same thing happened with aubrey, the same thing with george floyd. we've spoken their names out loud. we've tried them out in pain and horror. we chill them into long suffering hearts. the endless list of stalled -- a ecessarily, you know, it's list that dates back more than 400 years, black men, black children, the original sin of this country still stains our nation today manage to es we overlook it. we just push forward, with a
10:27 pm
tasks in our daily life but it's always there. it eeks like this we see plainly, that weather a country with an open wound. turn away.can none of customer be silent. one of us can we any longer hear the words, i can't breathe, nothing. >> we can't fail victims by, you know what martin luther king appalling silence of good people. veryday african-americans go about their lives with a constant anxiety wondering who next?e imagine if every time your husband or son, wife or the house, you feared for their safety from bad actors and bad police. if you had to have that talk, with your child about not your rights. taking the abuse handed out to them, just so they can make it
10:28 pm
home. imagine having the police call on you, sitting in starbucks or airbnb or watching birds, this is the norm that people in this country deal with. they don't have to imagine it the anger and frustration and exhaustion, it's undeniable. premise of ot the america. it's long pastime that we made nation real f this for all people. for incendiary tweets. it's no time to encourage violence. crisis. a national we need real leadership right now. leadership that will bring to the table so we can for measures -- it's time us to take a hard look at the uncomfortable truths. us to face the deep open wound we have in this nation. we need justice for george floyd. reform. real police
10:29 pm
standard, o a higher that -- that holds bad cops accountable. relationship between law enforcement and the community they are sworn to protect, we need to stand up as with the black community, with all minority communities, and come together america. that's the challenge we face. it's going to require those of us who sit in some position of influence to finally deal with abuse of power. the pain is too immense for one community to bear alone. i believe it's the duty of every american to grapple with it and with it now. with our complacency, our ilence, we're complicit in perpetuating these cycles of violence. othing about this will be easy or comfortable but if we simply scab over wound to once more without treating the never ing injury we'll
10:30 pm
truly heal. the very soul of america is at stake. we must commit as a nation to ursue justice with every ounce of our being, we have to pursue it with real urgency. not only in creation, but throughout their lives. to george's family, thanks for taking the time to talk to me. i promise you, i promise you, we will do everything in our power to see to it that justice is had and your brother, cousin's -- folks, we have to stand up. we've got to move. got to change.
10:31 pm
democraticthree nominees joined the kentucky tonight program, candidates discuss their campaign platforms and why they are running. live coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. in his new book, talking to strangers, malcolm gladwell details why he thinks people make inaccurate judgments people they do not know. >> step out of the car. i'm going to drag you out of here. >> you're going to drag me out of my own car. >> she is imprisoned for resisting arrest and two days later she hangs herself in her cell. and unexpected result, but the whole exchange we saw, which goes on and on and on. we saw a snippet of it.
10:32 pm
that was the kind of, when i first saw that online, that was when i realized what i wanted to write about, because if you break that exchange down, moment by moment, you see multiple , ofures of understanding empathy, of a million things. tonight at 8:00 eastern on c-span q and a. nasa administrator jim bridenstine says there's a 50% chance the spacex crew dragon will launch saturday to the international space station. that will mark the first u.s. manned space launch since 2011. other dates are available at the launch cannot take place. >> good morning and welcome back to the kennedy space center for this historic mission as we prepare to launch bob and doug from pad 39a on the falcon 9 and crew dragon.

5 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on