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Jay Smooth: Sandra Bland, Sam DuBose and the names we'll never know

In this installment of The Illipsis, Jay Smooth looks for lessons — and signs of hope — in these grim few weeks of news dominated by the tragic deaths of Sandra Bland and Sam DuBose.

“We’ve seen people like DeRay McKesson demonized as ‘conspiracy mongers,’ for asking a lot of questions,” Jay explains. “But when you have a system built upon lying, and covering up, and hiding the truth, it is only by asking 1,000 questions that we find out which 10 questions needed to be asked.”

Jay Smooth: Sandra Bland, Sam DuBose and the names we'll never know

In this installment of The Illipsis, Jay Smooth looks for lessons — and signs of hope — in these grim few weeks of news dominated by the tragic deaths of Sandra Bland and Sam DuBose.

“We’ve seen people like DeRay McKesson demonized as ‘conspiracy mongers,’ for asking a lot of questions,” Jay explains. “But when you have a system built upon lying, and covering up, and hiding the truth, it is only by asking 1,000 questions that we find out which 10 questions needed to be asked.”

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