Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Overpoliced and Underprotected (video)

Ashley Wells, Pat Macpherson, CC Liu, Wisdom Quarterly; Amy Goodman (Democracy Now)
Fergusonpolicing"Overpoliced & Underprotected": In Michael Brown killing, neglect and contempt of black communities is laid bare

Continuing to discuss developments since the murder of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer, Democracy Now! turns to John A. Powell, professor of law, African American studies, and ethnic studies at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. "The black community tends be overpoliced and underprotected," Powell says. "That’s a very serious problem."

(Democracy Now) FULL EPISODE, April 19, 2014

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