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The Breakdown with Shaun King

By The North Star

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.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 345 - A New Grand Jury Must Be Convened for Breonna Taylor10/22/2020
    12:56
  2. 2.
    Ep. 344 - The Lekki Gate Massacre10/21/2020
    17:47
  3. 3.
    Ep. 343 - 50 Cent fell for tired old lies from Donald Trump10/20/2020
    14:14
  4. 4.
    Ep. 342 - The United States Helped Overthrow This Democracy. Yesterday the People Responded.10/19/2020
    13:09
  5. 5.
    Ep. 341 - Do you live in Texas? Let's organize together!10/16/2020
    13:36
  6. 6.
    Ep. 340 - Why we must all stand against police brutality in Nigeria10/15/2020
    19:03
  7. 7.
    Ep. 339 - Are you nervous about the next 3 weeks?10/14/2020
    18:16
  8. 8.
    Ep. 338 - Democrats Have to Play by a Fierce New Set of Rules10/13/2020
    17:16
  1. 9.
    Ep. 337 - A social justice argument for saying that LeBron James is the GOAT10/12/2020
    17:32
  2. 10.
    Ep. 336 - Why aren't these men being called terrorists?10/09/2020
    17:41
  3. 11.
    Ep. 335 - What Kamala did very well last night + the fly and the eye10/08/2020
    21:38
  4. 12.
    Ep. 334 - Tahanie Aboushi is going to change New York's justice system from the inside out.10/07/2020
    17:12
  5. 13.
    Ep. 333 - How we can vote our way out of our worst problems10/06/2020
    23:46
  6. 14.
    Ep. 332 - Jonathan Price & Why We Should Fight for All Victims of Police Violence10/05/2020
    14:45
  7. 15.
    Ep. 331 - Does Trump really have the coronavirus?10/02/2020
    13:52
  8. 16.
    Ep. 330 - Donald Trump doesn't just support white supremacists... he IS a white supremacist.10/01/2020
    16:13
  9. 17.
    Ep. 329 - Today we will get to see the Breonna Taylor grand jury transcripts09/30/2020
    19:37
  10. 18.
    Ep. 328 - The Breonna Taylor Case Must Be Reopened Immediately09/29/2020
    16:00
  11. 19.
    Ep. 327 - The IRS itself has protected Donald Trump for generations09/28/2020
    15:59
  12. 20.
    Ep. 326 - Here is what we can do next for Breonna Taylor09/25/2020
    48:53
  13. 21.
    Ep. 325 - Who and what are responsible for the murder of Breonna Taylor09/24/2020
    22:30
  14. 22.
    Ep. 324 - What today means for Breonna Taylor09/23/2020
    17:41
  15. 23.
    Ep. 323 - The One Thing Democrats MUST Do09/22/2020
    17:31
  16. 24.
    Ep. 322 - Pivoting from Election Day to Election Season09/21/2020
    16:07
  17. 25.
    Ep. 321 - Can Americans Who Are Currently or Formerly Incarcerated Vote?09/18/2020
    20:20
  18. 26.
    Ep. 320 - The Murder Rule09/17/2020
    21:13
  19. 27.
    Ep. 319 - The Taylor Swift Test for Police Brutality09/16/2020
    13:24
  20. 28.
    Ep. 318 - 30,000 Tiny Justice Systems09/15/2020
    12:14
  21. 29.
    Ep. 317 - What's the plan?09/14/2020
    14:51
  22. 30.
    Ep. 316 - What does it mean to be a modern day abolitionist? Part 2.09/11/2020
    13:54
  23. 31.
    Ep. 315 - What does it mean to be a modern day abolitionist? Part 1.09/10/2020
    16:15
  24. 32.
    Ep. 314 - Have you made a decision?09/09/2020
    17:55
  25. 33.
    Ep. 313 - Let Me Teach You a New Term: Jail Churn09/08/2020
    10:24
  26. 34.
    Ep. 312 - I need you to know this name: Damian Daniels09/04/2020
    11:14
  27. 35.
    Ep. 311 - The Missouri State Senate just passed a dangerous bill rooted in nothing but white power09/03/2020
    10:48
  28. 36.
    Ep. 310 - Oregon's Governor, a Democrat, is now working with Trump in disturbing fashion09/02/2020
    15:59
  29. 37.
    Ep. 309 - The Racial Justice Act passed in California!09/01/2020
    12:11
  30. 38.
    Ep. 308 - How to process the pain of 202008/31/2020
    13:10
  31. 39.
    Ep. 307 - Why simply telling people to "vote" is just not specific enough08/28/2020
    12:31
  32. 40.
    Ep. 306 - One of the most important 24 hours in modern American sports08/27/2020
    13:15
  33. 41.
    Ep. 305 - American Police Exist to Advance White Power08/26/2020
    12:59
  34. 42.
    Ep. 304 - What is justice? A hard conversation.08/25/2020
    13:12
  35. 43.
    Ep. 303 - Jacob Blake08/24/2020
    14:22
  36. 44.
    Ep. 302 - Why I took my Instagram & Twitter accounts private08/21/2020
    14:24
  37. 45.
    Ep. 301 - Squashing dissent from the left will push people away from Joe Biden08/20/2020
    12:46
  38. 46.
    Ep. 300 - Is the phrase "Black Lives Matter" becoming the new "Thoughts & Prayers"?08/19/2020
    14:32
  39. 47.
    Ep. 299 - Here's what they do to "good cops" who speak out on police brutality08/18/2020
    10:59
  40. 48.
    Ep. 298 - This one step will drastically change policing forever08/14/2020
    18:55
  41. 49.
    Ep. 297 - Listen to these 4 clips of Malcolm X08/13/2020
    19:05
  42. 50.
    Ep. 296 - Does the 15th Amendment really give African Americans the right to vote?08/12/2020
    23:59
  43. 51.
    Ep. 295 - Grief and Mortality08/11/2020
    16:01
  44. 52.
    Ep. 294 - Are you going to vote?08/10/2020
    17:47
  45. 53.
    Ep. 293 - MLK 36008/07/2020
    25:27
  46. 54.
    Ep. 292 - Last night we had 2 historic victories and 1 crushing defeat08/05/2020
    14:02
  47. 55.
    Ep. 291 - Make Change!08/04/2020
    21:01
  48. 56.
    Ep. 290 - Hear me read the first excerpt from my new book, Make Change08/03/2020
    21:31
  49. 57.
    Ep. 289 - Let’s Help Elect Jacquie Esser07/30/2020
    16:41
  50. 58.
    Ep. 288 - 10 Ways to Defund the Police Today - Part 207/29/2020
    13:23
  51. 59.
    Ep. 287 - 10 Ways to Defund the Police Today - Part 107/28/2020
    20:46
  52. 60.
    Ep. 286 - What do mass incarceration and the coronavirus have in common?07/27/2020
    14:19
  53. 61.
    Ep. 285 - Why we must all stand with the most hated Black woman in America07/24/2020
    28:43
  54. 62.
    Ep. 284 - She needs to be the new District Attorney of Detroit07/23/2020
    30:27
  55. 63.
    Ep. 283 - Unpacking the Tension Between Symbols, Systems, and Substance07/22/2020
    18:15
  56. 64.
    Ep. 282 - One essential point that the mainstream media is missing about Portland07/21/2020
    15:26
  57. 65.
    Ep. 281 - My honest, transparent thoughts on anti-Semitism in 202007/20/2020
    35:13
  58. 66.
    Ep. 280 - The one major change in policing that Democrats & Republicans agree on.07/17/2020
    20:58
  59. 67.
    Ep. 279 - Happy Birthday Honey07/16/2020
    16:15
  60. 68.
    Ep. 278 - Louisville arrested and charged 100 peaceful protestors with felonies, but still won't arrest the men who murdered Breonna Taylor07/15/2020
    13:27
  61. 69.
    Ep. 277 - Joe Biden needs to go back to the drawing board on his justice plan.07/14/2020
    17:34
  62. 70.
    Ep. 276 - Can you be a prison abolitionist and still fight for the arrest of the men who murdered Breonna Taylor?07/13/2020
    22:40
  63. 71.
    Ep. 275 - A hard conversation about Robert Fuller, lynching, and mental health07/10/2020
    31:15
  64. 72.
    Ep. 274 - Let's help elect Sybrina Fulton07/09/2020
    16:57
  65. 73.
    Ep. 273 - If you live in these states, I am BEGGING you to take the coronavirus seriously07/08/2020
    18:35
  66. 74.
    Ep. 272 - The true costs of white fragility & toxic masculinity07/07/2020
    18:50
  67. 75.
    Ep. 271 - An alternative to police that is already working well!07/06/2020
    16:07
  68. 76.
    Ep. 270 - A profound conversation with 3 District Attorneys07/03/2020
    32:11
  69. 77.
    Ep. 269 - We are the most incarcerated nation in the history of the world07/02/2020
    11:07
  70. 78.
    Ep. 268 - Today we are launching the Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission07/01/2020
    15:33
  71. 79.
    Ep. 267 - We Don't Need Police in Schools06/30/2020
    18:08
  72. 80.
    Ep. 266 - Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement has DOUBLED. Now what?06/29/2020
    13:52
  73. 81.
    Ep. 265 - How can you support the movement? Support transformational candidates!06/26/2020
    20:25
  74. 82.
    Ep. 264 - A private Facebook group of law enforcement officers is literally plotting to kill me. 06/25/2020
    14:16
  75. 83.
    Ep. 263 - Change is Coming to the Democratic Party06/24/2020
    24:44
  76. 84.
    Ep. 262 - The Crisis of Christian Whiteness06/23/2020
    19:04
  77. 85.
    Ep. 261 - I need you to know this one stat about American policing06/22/2020
    17:45
  78. 86.
    Ep. 260 - The most amazing justice breakthrough you've never heard of06/18/2020
    15:32
  79. 87.
    Ep. 259 - How I get through overwhelming days06/16/2020
    12:38
  80. 88.
    Ep. 258 - We don't have the luxury or privilege of only working with Democrats to fight for change06/15/2020
    18:07
  81. 89.
    Ep. 257 - StandWithSean.com06/12/2020
    13:41
  82. 90.
    Ep. 256 - So many badges hide bigots06/11/2020
    15:12
  83. 91.
    Ep. 255 - Defund the Police06/10/2020
    15:34
  84. 92.
    Ep. 254 - I need you to hear our new podcast Sick Empire06/09/2020
    34:42
  85. 93.
    Ep. 253 - Tear them all down06/08/2020
    12:29
  86. 94.
    Ep. 252 - I will respond to the lies with receipts one last time.06/06/2020
    50:55
  87. 95.
    Ep. 251 - No Knock Warrants Must Be Banned. Here's Why & How.06/03/2020
    13:32
  88. 96.
    Ep. 250 - Join GrassrootsLaw.org today06/02/2020
    7:16
  89. 97.
    Ep. 249 - From Tulsa to Minneapolis - Why History Repeats Itself06/01/2020
    17:22
  90. 98.
    Ep. 248 - Having an abolitionist worldview05/29/2020
    16:51
  91. 99.
    Ep. 247 - We must become abolitionists05/28/2020
    21:33
  92. 100.
    Ep. 246 - Knowing How It's Built, So That We Can Tear It Down05/27/2020
    16:34
  93. 101.
    Ep. 245 - The single most underrated civil rights issue of our time05/25/2020
    20:30
  94. 102.
    Ep. 244 - Thank You.05/22/2020
    12:38
  95. 103.
    Ep. 243 - New Info on the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery05/21/2020
    15:09
  96. 104.
    Ep. 242 - How are you doing?05/20/2020
    15:35
  97. 105.
    Ep. 241 Listen to these 4 clips of Malcolm X05/19/2020
    19:04
  98. 106.
    Ep. 240 - Georgia must arrest William Roddie Bryan05/18/2020
    12:33
  99. 107.
    Ep. 239 - Video Walk-Through of Breonna's Shooting & Talking with Essential Workers05/15/2020
    1:30:38
  100. 108.
    Ep. 238 - Kenny Walker is a hero and also needs our help05/14/2020
    12:44
  101. 109.
    Ep. 237 - StandWithBre.com05/13/2020
    16:23
  102. 110.
    Ep. 236 - Say Her Name: Breonna Taylor05/12/2020
    16:55
  103. 111.
    Ep. 235 - Why we can't let up05/11/2020
    15:40
  104. 112.
    Ep. 234 - The Breakdown LIVE - Deep dive into Ahmaud's case05/08/2020
    1:46:35
  105. 113.
    Ep. 233 - It's OK to cry05/07/2020
    14:44
  106. 114.
    Ep. 232 - Ahmaud Arbery was lynched.05/06/2020
    16:47
  107. 115.
    Ep. 231 - New legislation from AOC to protect small businesses05/05/2020
    14:20
  108. 116.
    Ep. 230 - American police have pushed people too far05/04/2020
    21:28
  109. 117.
    Ep. 229 - How are millions of people supposed to pay their rent today?05/01/2020
    16:51
  110. 118.
    Ep. 228 - RunWithMaud.com & 770-800-068904/30/2020
    14:15
  111. 119.
    Ep. 227 - Was Diddy right about forcing Joe Biden to have an agenda for Black people?04/29/2020
    21:13
  112. 120.
    Ep. 226 - We're demanding justice for Ahmaud Arbery04/28/2020
    14:15
  113. 121.
    Ep. 225 - #CouchCommencement for Fashion Institute of Technology04/27/2020
    10:38
  114. 122.
    Ep. 224 - Trump may be the single dumbest President in American history04/24/2020
    19:06
  115. 123.
    Ep. 223 - Are you racist?04/23/2020
    15:15
  116. 124.
    Ep. 222 - Cuomo's inaction cost Leonard Carter his life04/22/2020
    18:14
  117. 125.
    Ep. 221 - The Eulogy of Lucille Marie Scott04/21/2020
    11:29
  118. 126.
    Ep. 220 - The Taylor Swift Test for Police Brutality04/20/2020
    12:33
  119. 127.
    Ep. 219 - Who and what are you fighting for right now?04/17/2020
    19:13
  120. 128.
    Ep. 218 - The US has always had the money for reparations04/16/2020
    22:28
  121. 129.
    Ep. 217 - Why is Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer ignoring our calls to release Michael Thompson from prison?04/15/2020
    14:54
  122. 130.
    Ep. 216 - Thank you Bernie04/14/2020
    15:39
  123. 131.
    Ep. 215 - Is police brutality legal?04/13/2020
    18:02
  124. 132.
    Ep. 214 - Congress needs to end their recess and get back to work - even if remotely.04/10/2020
    16:34
  125. 133.
    Ep. 213 - Let me teach you a new term: Jail Churn.04/09/2020
    16:54
  126. 134.
    Ep. 212 - This is not how a democracy works04/08/2020
    11:04
  127. 135.
    Ep. 211 - What's happening today in Wisconsin is criminal04/07/2020
    18:17
  128. 136.
    Ep. 210 - I need you to remember Tennessee v Garner04/06/2020
    16:03
  129. 137.
    Ep. 209 - I am very disturbed by the new racial & demographic data on who is dying from the coronavirus04/03/2020
    22:57
  130. 138.
    Ep. 208 - The life, death, and courageous words of Scott Ryan04/02/2020
    16:28
  131. 139.
    Ep. 207 - What's happening with the coronavirus in America's jails and prisons is a form of genocide.04/01/2020
    26:45
  132. 140.
    Ep. 206 - Tomorrow is going to be a very, very hard day03/31/2020
    7:53
  133. 141.
    Ep. 205 - Today is the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment, but does it really give African Americans the right to vote?03/30/2020
    24:02
  134. 142.
    Ep. 204 - Let's help free an innocent man BEFORE he's convicted plus updates on the horrible bailout package and student loans03/27/2020
    22:44
  135. 143.
    Ep. 203 - Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo need to release more people from Rikers TODAY03/26/2020
    14:29
  136. 144.
    Ep. 202 - Seven reasons why African Americans are at a higher risk of contracting the coronavirus03/25/2020
    19:25
  137. 145.
    Ep. 201 - A horrible case of déjà vu with the Democratic Party03/24/2020
    20:42
  138. 146.
    Ep. 200 - Celebrating Episode #200 with some special messages from our listeners03/23/2020
    28:03
  139. 147.
    Ep. 199 - We must have an agenda. If we don't, the one that gets set for us, will not be good enough03/20/2020
    21:23
  140. 148.
    Ep. 198 - Trump and conservatives are about to left-flank and outmaneuver Democrats03/19/2020
    16:16
  141. 149.
    Ep. 197 - Let's be mindful of how this moment is impacting children & teenagers03/18/2020
    15:08
  142. 150.
    Ep. 196 - Your city needs to stop these 2 things right now.03/17/2020
    15:02
  143. 151.
    Ep. 195 - Join our new team to help people impacted by the Coronavirus03/16/2020
    15:04
  144. 152.
    Ep. 194 - Trump and America's governors need to release sick & elderly people from prison starting TODAY03/13/2020
    14:34
  145. 153.
    Ep. 193 - Why it took Tom Hanks and the NBA to wake America up.03/12/2020
    19:12
  146. 154.
    Ep. 192 - Colleges shutting down across the country, the election, and a police shooting in Raleigh03/11/2020
    20:09
  147. 155.
    Ep. 191 - Coronavirus Special + Action Steps03/10/2020
    19:29
  148. 156.
    Ep. 190 - The execution of Nate Woods is NOT a moment of closure.03/09/2020
    13:41
  149. 157.
    Ep. 189 - Mourning the murder of Nate Woods03/06/2020
    15:19
  150. 158.
    Ep. 188 - An innocent man is about to be lynched in Alabama03/05/2020
    5:05
  151. 159.
    Ep. 187 - Recap of Super Tuesday + 1 day left to save Nate03/04/2020
    11:47
  152. 160.
    Ep. 186 - SaveNate.com03/03/2020
    14:42
  153. 161.
    Ep. 185 - He's going to be executed on Thursday, but he didn't pull the trigger.02/28/2020
    11:16
  154. 162.
    Ep. 184 - They arrested a 6 year old girl. Here’s what we can do about it. 02/27/2020
    18:36
  155. 163.
    Ep. 183 - The highs & lows of last nights presidential debate02/26/2020
    14:11
  156. 164.
    Ep. 182 - Nobody belongs at Rikers - not even Harvey Weinstein + the remarks from Michael Jordan at the Kobe Memorial02/25/2020
    23:50
  157. 165.
    Ep. 181 - Save this number in your phone please.02/21/2020
    12:09
  158. 166.
    Ep. 180 - FreeMyonBurrell.com02/20/2020
    11:45
  159. 167.
    Ep. 179 - Do you know about Myon Burrell?02/18/2020
    17:30
  160. 168.
    Ep. 178 - Trevor Noah with a raw after-show moment on the brutality of Mike Bloomberg02/17/2020
    17:34
  161. 169.
    Ep. 177 - Happy Douglass Day!02/14/2020
    11:13
  162. 170.
    Ep. 176 - I will not exchange one brutal oppressor for another 02/13/2020
    11:40
  163. 171.
    Ep. 175 - #BloombergIsRacist02/11/2020
    12:39
  164. 172.
    Ep. 174 - My take on Gayle, Snoop, Oprah, Kobe, and public grief02/10/2020
    42:43
  165. 173.
    Ep. 173 - A murder w/ little evidence in Orlando, police abuse in Austin, and an update on voting in Iowa.02/06/2020
    22:47
  166. 174.
    Ep. 172 - 3 days and Iowa is still up in the air02/05/2020
    18:10
  167. 175.
    Ep. 171 - Iowa was a complete mess02/04/2020
    10:37
  168. 176.
    Ep. 170 - Iowa begins voting and Joaquin Phoenix uses his white privilege02/03/2020
    13:13
  169. 177.
    Ep. 169 - When Joe Biden began pretending he was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement :: Part 2 of 2.01/31/2020
    40:38
  170. 178.
    Ep. 168 - Confronting the Cultural Appropriation of Joe Biden :: Part 1 of 201/30/2020
    1:02:40
  171. 179.
    Ep. 167 - Working overtime on a special story01/29/2020
    0:45
  172. 180.
    Ep. 166 - Corrupt Chicago billionaire trying to buy the local justice system01/28/2020
    13:54
  173. 181.
    Ep. 165 - Grief and Mortality01/27/2020
    15:03
  174. 182.
    Ep. 164 - Brilliant Black boy suspended from school for his natural hairstyle01/24/2020
    14:22
  175. 183.
    Ep. 163 - Letters for Michael Thompson and an update on Parchman Prison01/23/2020
    17:27
  176. 184.
    Ep. 162 - Free Michael Thompson01/22/2020
    14:36
  177. 185.
    Ep. 161 - Are you going to vote? 01/21/2020
    18:42
  178. 186.
    Ep. 160 - MLK 360 - Special King Day Episode01/20/2020
    24:13
  179. 187.
    Ep. 159 - LAPD is framing people as being in gangs01/17/2020
    17:23
  180. 188.
    Ep. 158 - The Human Rights Atrocities in Mississippi Prisons01/16/2020
    18:01
  181. 189.
    Ep. 157 - The most revolutionary civil rights action so far in 202001/15/2020
    17:56
  182. 190.
    Ep. 156 - When you threaten the status quo, all hell will break loose01/14/2020
    21:25
  183. 191.
    Ep. 155 - Good news from Marshawn, Will Smith, and Chesa Boudin01/13/2020
    16:59
  184. 192.
    Ep. 154 - Why Trump thinks he can assassinate foreign leaders in broad daylight01/09/2020
    29:32
  185. 193.
    Ep. 153 - Happy New Year...Kind of01/06/2020
    4:50
  186. 194.
    Ep. 152 - Trump welcomes and celebrates a war criminal12/30/2019
    19:55
  187. 195.
    Ep. 151 - Happy Holidays from Shaun12/29/2019
    2:49
  188. 196.
    Ep. 150 - Chrystul Kizer and the crisis of sexual assault victims in the American justice system12/20/2019
    26:36
  189. 197.
    Ep. 149 - What's next after impeachment?12/19/2019
    18:59
  190. 198.
    Ep. 148 - Impeachment, Justice, Voting Rights :: A good news episode12/18/2019
    15:22
  191. 199.
    Ep. 147 - Update on 11 year boy who was brutally assaulted by police12/17/2019
    16:25
  192. 200.
    Ep. 146 - This officer should be arrested immediately12/16/2019
    16:14

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