All eyes were on Fer­guson, Mis­souri this week after the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown, and the sub­se­quent protests and police agi­ta­tion. Host Melissa Harris-​​Perry will be talking to guests on the ground in Fer­guson, including a Mis­souri state sen­ator and msnbc reporter Try­maine Lee. Read his latesthere.

Our panel in New York will also include Philip Atiba Goff from the Center for Policing Equity, crim­inal defense attorney Seema Iyer, 20-​​year NYPD vet­eran Mar­quez Claxton, and Amy Far­rell, pro­fessor at the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity School of Crim­i­nology and Crim­inal Jus­tice. They will discuss:

Dream Defenders exec­u­tive director Phillip Agnew and Slate’s Jamelle Bouie will also join us to explore, in light of Fer­guson and other recent events, what it means to be a young black man in America.

Also, we’ll air an inter­view we did with come­dian and Cit­izen Radio co-​​host Jamie Kil­stein, in which he reflected on his friend­ship with the late Robin Williams. Van­der­bilt psy­chi­atry pro­fessor Jonathan Metzl will also join us for a dis­cus­sion about Williams’ sui­cide ear­lier this week, and the struggle he shared with mil­lions: depression.

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