“Uprising for Racial Justice” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Uprising for Racial Justice” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Citizen Action’s JoAnna Bautch and Rafael Smith join the show to discuss the national uprising sparked by George Floyd’s murder. We talk about the inspiring outpouring of social action in communities across Wisconsin, led by young people, calling for police accountability, fundamental criminal justice reform, and racial justice, We also talk about initial stepping stone policies to structural reform such as shifting resources away from the publicly funded oppression of marginalized minority communities and investing in a just, anti-racist, and humane system of public safety.

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3 More Former Cops Charged In The Killing Of George Floyd.
Marches Multiply, Milwaukee City Council Will Investigate Curfew, Police Response.
Again and again, Milwaukee has protested police brutality and racist policies. What legacy will these marchers leave?
Could Floyd’s killing lead to long-delayed reform in state law?
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Officials Cutting $100 Million-$150 Million From LAPD Budget, Funds To Be Reinvested In Communities Of Color Republicans wary, Democrats alarmed.
Former President Obama Addresses George Floyd’s Killing for First Time on Camera: How to Stream Live.