Wed, 26 November 2014
11/26/14 Mychal Denzel Smith: No Justice for Black Lives & Zoe Carpenter: ‘Stop-and-Frisk for Latinos’
Mychal Denzel Smith a Knobler Fellow at the Nation Institute explains the reaction on the ground in Ferguson to the stunning decision to not press charges against Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, the juste system and the systemic disregard for black lives, how the Ferguson Police department targets the African American community and why the reform movement will continue.
Zoe Carpenter a Washington DC based reporter for The Nation explains how the government created "stop and frisk for Latinos", why the practice developed in New Orleans, how the pool of "deportable" immigrants was increased by Federal authorities, what undocumented immigrants are and how President Obama's reforms will influence the policy.
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