On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" host Eugene Puryear is joined by Ra Shad Frazier-Gaines, Founder, Black Progressives and China Dickerson, Executive Director of DC Young Democrats to talk about the efforts to remove Confederate war statutes from across the country, the importance of symbols and historical memory in the United States, and the need to re-examine America's "Founding Fathers" narrative. The group also talks about the complexities of race politics in the American South, the pressures on black voters in the US, and Howard University's hiring of former FBI Director James Comey.
Later in the show host Eugene Puryear is joined by John Kiriakou, a former CIA analyst to talk about CNN's new allegations around Russia's involvement in the 2016 Presidential election, Mike Pompeo's tenure at the CIA, the credibility of former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper as media talking heads, and Senator Richard Burr's new surveillance bill.
Today's talking points touch on the alarming number of police taser deaths, wildfires hit the state of Montana, and Donald Trump's appointment of Makan Delrahim to head the Justice Department's anti-trust division.
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