Obama's Criminal Justice Legacy; Immigrants on Suburban America; Modern Voting Rights Struggle

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President Barack Obama delivers a statement to the press regarding the police shootings in Dallas, Tex., from the Marriott Hotel in Warsaw, Poland, July 8, 2016.

Kai Wright, host of There Goes the Neighborhood, fills in for Brian Lehrer. 

Coming up on today's show:

  • Jamil Smith, senior national correspondent for MTV News, talks about the latest presidential campaign news.
  • Khalil Gibran Muhammad, History, Race and Public Policy Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, director emeritus of the Schomburg Center, talks about the legacy of President Obama when it comes to race and criminal justice.
  • We know native-born Americans have complex reactions to immigration, but what do immigrants think about the U.S.? Viet Thanh Nguyen, professor at USC in English and American Studies and Ethnicity, talks about some of the ambivalence of border crossing and we take your calls.
  • Ari Berman, senior contributing writer for The Nation, reporting fellow at the Nation Institute, talks about voting rights and the presidential race.