Black Lives Matter: Protests, Policy and a Path Forward
RadioEd is a biweekly podcast created by the DU Newsroom that taps into the University of Denver’s deep pool of bright brains to explore new takes on today’s top stories.
In response to the murder of George Floyd, American communities have erupted in protests, with people taking to the streets in all 50 states to demand justice, action and change. They are calling for the country to address issues of police violence against black people and the broader system of racial inequity. In this Zoom conversation, we welcome back Apryl Alexander, professor of forensic psychology, who calls this moment a turning point and offers perspective on the power of protests and productive next steps.
In this episode:
- Apryl Alexander on CBS Denver
- Colorado Police Accountability Bill
- DPS board members seek removal of Denver police officers from schools by 2021
- Minneapolis will dismantle its police force, council members pledge