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tuesday, we are live in charleston, west virginia, for the next stop on the c-span bus tour. governor jim justice and lieutenant governor mitch carmichael will be the guests on the bus started 8:15 a.m. eastern. join us tuesday for the entire washington journal starting at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. unfoldsn, where history daily. in 1979, c-span was created as a public service by america's cable television companies, and is brought to you today unfolds daily. by your cable or satellite provider. before the main speaking program of today's march for racial justice, demonstrators marched from the justice department to the national mall in washington dc. here is a look.
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[chanting] >> what do we want? >> justice! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> what do we want? >> justice! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> [cheering] >> [chanting]
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>> hey hey, ho ho, these racist cops have got to go. he>> hey hey, hoy hey, ho ho, tt cops have got to go. hey hey, ho ho, these racist cops have got to go. [chanting] >> our long history we have had with the department of justice. killing of black women, of black women, lynching of theirwomen -- we say
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names. sandra bland. >> sandra bland. in there somewhere. rosa parks was our champion and knew that we had rights, and that the department of justice owed us everything. what does the department of justice owe black women? >> everything! >> say their names. say their names.
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and all of our mothers and grandfathers and great grandpas. >> [applause] >> what does the department of justice owe us? >> everything! >> what does the department of justice owe us? >> everything! >> what do we want? >> justice! >> when do we want it? >> now! >> what do we want?
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>> justice! >> when do we want it? >> now! everybody take a look at this building. the policies where the people are suffering from. we hold department of justice to account. hold racist policy, racist policing, surveillance to account. that is why we are here. >> [applause] >> we want everyone to know where this building is. this is where your complaints need to go. this is where your letters need to go. that is what we are doing. we march for black women, we march for racial justice.
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>> [chanting] you!j, shame on doj< shame on you! you!shame on >> at 7th street, everyone will be behind me. we will kneel down in front of the department of justice.
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our blessed women will lead us so you can get behind them. is that clear? please follow me this way. >> [chatter]
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>> everybody fall in line behind the black women. 11the going to walk to street. the marshals will stop you. we will kneel in front of the department of justice. okay? let's do it.
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>> [chanting] surpass the black women, everybody behind them. watch the leaders. >> black women first. chanting] ♪
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>> black women matter! black women matter!
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matter!men
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>> hey hey, ho ho, donald trump has got to go! hey hey, ho ho, donald trump has got to go.
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chanting] hey hey, ho ho, donald trump has got to go. [chanting] lose bute nothing to
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our chains! >> we must love and support each other. >> >> it is our duty to fight for our freedom. it is our duty to win. we must love each other and support each other. we have nothing to lose but our chains. [cheering] >> black women matter. black women matter. black women matter. black women matter.
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nting] >> the black women will lead us in the kneel. on three.
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>> we are done with kneeling. >> the black women will turn their back and the rest of us will kneel in solidarity of them. on three, black women turn their backs. they will do it first. >> black women turn your backs to the department of justice. black women turn youreverybodyk l in solidarity with your black sisters. if you are not a black woman,
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takina ke a knee. >> take a knee. >> if you are taking pictures, take a knee. [cheering]
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[applause] >> black women matter. black women matter. black women matter. women matter"]k
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[chanting "black women matter"] [applause]
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[chanting] >> justice. now! justice. now! justice. now! justice. now! "justice now"]
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[chanting "justice now"]
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>> tomorrow on c-span on newsmakers, mike lee, a member of the judiciary committee talks about the supreme court term and the addition of justice neil gorsuch to the court, health care on the tax overhaul and the impact of alabama senate candidate roy moore's victory in tuesday's primary. newsmakers sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. eastern. investigativet, journalist art levine reports on the mental health industry in his book, how corruption, oversight and failed reform endangers our most vulnerable citizens. he's interviewed by dr. jeffrey lieberman, director of the new york state psychiatric institute and author of the untold story of psychiatry. >> mental health care as
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currently authored by both providers and clinicians continues to be portrayed as a good and supposedly more people need to receive more treatment regardless of quality. the political debate over appealing obamacare that the current truth is current health care system is a fiasco. what you are saying basically is that funding needs to be sufficient to provide services to people but it has to be good quality care which most of it now is not. >> right. you as well as anyone would know there has been discussions over the decade on various panels and organizations -- how do we have meetin meaningful outcome measurements? it is not really implemented and the result culture of enforcement. and that is why i argued what we
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are facing in this country is what amounts to an epidemic of behavioral health malpractice, even if it is not acknowledged as such within the legal system. that is in part because of malpractice attorneys is they don't take a case unless someone dies. >> watch sunday night at 9 p.m. eastern on c-span2's book tv. >> pretty consistently ranks among the lesser-known presidents. the only thing that most people remember about him is his very distinctive facial hair, his one chop sideburns. >> sunday night, scott greenberger on his book the unexpected president, about the life and political career of chester a arthur. >> i think he recognized he really was not qualified for the job. he ended up on the ticket by accident. was surprised to be there. never imagined he would be president.
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all of a sudden, he is on the threshold of office. >> sunday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span's u.nq&a. >> why am i here? i'm here just for this reason. think about the opportunity i am involved in with president trump, being able to rewrite the tax code. the amount of impact that we can have on the u.s. economy and u.s. citizens, changing the forward outlook of the u.s., this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. theor the past 30 years, video library is your free resource for politics, congress and washington public affairs. whether it happened 30 years ago or 30 minutes ago, find it in c-span's video library at c-span.org. c-span, where history unfolds daily. week,lier this

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