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Van Jones Special to Investigate 2016 Election's 'Messy Truth'

“The Messy Truth” airs live on CNN on December 6.

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#FacingRace Livestream: Where Do We Go From Here?

Linda Sarsour, Van Jones and five other leading racial justice figures discuss how to push movements forward at Facing Race’s closing plenary.

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WATCH: Michael B. Jordan, Michael K. Williams Star in Short Film on Police Violence

Harry Belafonte: “When you have a large population of murdered young men in the streets of America and they’re all Black or African-American descent, I think there’s somebody sending us a message. And we should respond to that message.”

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Ava DuVernay Doc on Mass Incarceration to Open New York Film Festival, Debut on Netflix

“The 13th” takes its name from the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

ICYMI: Van Jones Emotionally Recounts Prince's Behind-the-Scenes Humanitarian Support

The political activist and commentator fought back tears while describing Prince’s activist and humanitarian support to CNN’s Don Lemon. 

This Former Prisoner is Writing for Life

Detroit native Shaka Senghor started selling crack at 14 and eventually served 19 years in prison for murder. Here, he discusses “Writing My Wrongs,” his unflinching debut memoir that traces his path from nerdy kid to convicted murderer to celebrated prison reform activist.

Facing Race Spotlight: Tech Activist Van Jones

Through two new initiatives the longtime activist is working to train 100,000 low-income youth in computer programming and to reduce the prison population by half in the next 10 years.

Van Jones Wants Progressives to Bring Back the Hope

Rinku Sen talks with the green economy pioneer about his new book, “Rebuild the Dream,” and the road ahead for the Obama generation.

Van Jones Challenges Glenn Beck to a Debate

The green jobs guru tells Beck: “Anytime, Anywhere.”

Van Jones Calls for Massive Day of Action to Restore Worker's Rights

On Saturday, February 26, the ‘spirit of Madison’ may go national.

Van Jones: "They're Not Acting This Way Because We Suck"

Four of the movement’s biggest thinkers plot the way forward after a trying political year.

Friday Twitter Break: Journalism's Priorities

From Sherrod to Lindsay Lohan, it’s this week’s best of the shortest.