Can you pull yourself up by the bootstraps? NAACP warns of 'state takeover' : Here & Now Anytime Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a new set of laws that would bolster the power of law enforcement and make other changes. The NAACP's Abre' Conner talks about the organization's challenge to the new laws. And, can you pull yourself up by your own bootstraps? It's a myth that defines the American dream. It's also the subject of Alissa Quart's book "Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream." Then, the captain of a shrimp boat from Texas won the international Goldman Environmental Prize. Diane Wilson won a $50 million court case against a company dumping harmful plastics into the water. She joins us to talk about the award and her work.

Can you pull yourself up by the bootstraps? NAACP warns of 'state takeover'

Can you pull yourself up by the bootstraps? NAACP warns of 'state takeover'

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a new set of laws that would bolster the power of law enforcement and make other changes. The NAACP's Abre' Conner talks about the organization's challenge to the new laws.

And, can you pull yourself up by your own bootstraps? It's a myth that defines the American dream. It's also the subject of Alissa Quart's book "Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream."

Then, the captain of a shrimp boat from Texas won the international Goldman Environmental Prize. Diane Wilson won a $50 million court case against a company dumping harmful plastics into the water. She joins us to talk about the award and her work.

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