Damita Brown is joined by Stan Woodard and Art Richardson to talk about the murder of George Floyd, protests, police violence, and “what does justice look like?” Photo by Tipocracia – flic.kr/p/2j8iTXE
Shortly after Madison’s May 30th protests against the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd ended, all hell broke loose: smashed windows, tear gas and pepper spray, people deliberately run down by vehicles, a police car set on fire. Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes Conway has declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew from 9:30 […]
Today’s guest is pubic intellectual, radical scholar and anti-racist social justice activist, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, to discuss the broader context for increasing levels of police violence aimed primarily at communities of color – the ongoing militarization of policing, the “velvet glove and iron fist” strategies developed abroad and adapted for domestic use in this age […]
Are we training trigger-happy cops? We’ll talk with police training expert Seth Stoughton.
M Adams, a leader in the Young Gifted and Black Coalition, and Amelia Maurer, a police reform advocate, join Jonathan Zarov on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk more about body cams and whether they might help to prevent police violence.