Washington Post editorial writer and MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart discusses President Obama's much anticipated speech at the NAACP's centennial convention. Also, jazz professor Dan Morgenstern on Billie Holiday, her music and troubled life, fifty years after she passed away. Novella Carpenter talks about converting her small urban lot in Oakland, California, into a bustling farm, complete with chickens and pigs. Plus, our latest Underreported segments look at the cult-like New York Independence Party and at why one-third of the world’s shark species are threatened with extinction.
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