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Most of us entered 2020 assuming that the Census, an impeachment trial, and the Presidential election would be the key defining political moments of the year. That all changed in the early spring as a global pandemic upended our lives, and uprisings over police violence and racial inequity captured the public square. These events exposed and deepened longstanding tensions and division in the United States. Join Khalilah Brown-Dean for Disrupted, a new weekly show on Connecticut Public Radio. Every week, we’ll explore how we move through these disruptions to something that’s stronger, more inclusive, and more effective.
According to Brookings, one out of every one thousand Black men will die due to police violence, and black teenagers are 21 times more likely than white teens to be killed by police. These racial disparities- and the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many others – have led to massive protests, and questions […]
It’s been exactly two weeks since Kentucky’s Attorney General announced no charges would be filed against officers for the death of Breonna Taylor. This hour we hear from two authors about why the system isn’t working. Melanye Price wrote in a New York Times op-ed, “Preparing for moments like this feels like a futile […]