Community Organizing Around Police Accountability and the Federal Response

Nov 14, 2017, 05:26 PM

This episode, from Feb. 2, 2017, actually predates "Race Matters". It features an interview with Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele, Senior Community Organizer with the Legal Defense Fund. We'll discuss community solutions for the problem of excessive force by police, as well as the decreasing prospects for federal involvement in holding police accountable under the Trump Administration.

For background info on this episode's topic, see Cliff's Atlanta Black Star article (http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/01/31/trumps-law-order-state-will-provide-no-relief-black-people-police-violence/). For more info on efforts to hold police accountable in NY, visit www.changethenypd.org