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President Trump is (sort of) trying to reverse the White House narrative on race. He has pardoned or otherwise granted clemency to three people of color in a row, and floated the idea of many more pardons. Trump is even interested in pardoning Muhammad Ali, though experts agree the move would be a pointless publicity stunt.

But there’s a bigger problem. Only one of the three pardons was a legitimate humanitarian freeing of a black woman, Alice Marie Johnson. Another was Dinesh D’Souza, a political ally of Trump’s, and another was Jack Johnson, a deceased boxer.

In today’s clip, Real Time with Bill Maher guest Michael Eric Dyson gives 45 some simple advice.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

On June 22, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a Republican-sponsored bill that calls for standards of "intellectual diversity" to be enforced on college campuses in the Sunshine State. But the Miami Herald''s editorial board, in a scathing editorial published on June 24, emphasizes that the law isn't about promoting free thought at colleges and universities but rather, is an effort to bully and intimidate political viewpoints that DeSantis and his Republican allies in the Florida Legislature disagree with.

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