Show Notes on 09/17/2017
 

Intro:

In a legal context, a chilling effect is the inhibition or discouragement of the legitimate exercise of natural and legal rights by the threat of legal sanction. The right that is most often described as being suppressed by a chilling effect is the US constitutional right to free speech.

Do you feel that you have free speech?

Video: https://youtu.be/gYzHU81nRPc

About- Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith & John Carlos, and Colin Kaepernick

Break: 15 mins

Before Kaepernick

Video:Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

https://youtu.be/x4i5W0tTLeQ

Video: Michael Jordan on Abdul-Rauf

https://youtu.be/90qQkys9rWA

Break: 25 mins

Jemele Hill: ESPN analyst

Tweets:

Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.

The height of white privilege is being able to

ignorehis white supremacy, because it's of no threat to you. Well, it's a threat to me.

Trump is the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime. His rise is a direct result of white supremacy. Period.

He is unqualified and unfit to be president. He is not a leader. And if he were not white, he never would have been elected

Video: supporting her https://www.si.com/tech-media/2017/09/14/jemele-hill-responds-controversy-over-trump-comments

Break: 45 mins

Is the Constitution for minorities?

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, ensuring that there is no prohibition on the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble, or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, as one of the ten amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights