Sacramento Protests, Chauvin Trial Updates / Repeated Fatal Shootings of Unarmed Black People, What’s Changed Since Stephon Clark’s Death / Pets Left Alone As Pandemic Restrictions Loosen
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Family of Stephon Clark including SeQuette Clark, Stevante Clark and Sequita Thompson address reporters and the public on the West steps of the California state Capitol Thursday, March 18, 2021.
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The Derek Chauvin trial and recent high profile police-killings 20-year-old Daunte Wright and 13-year-old Adam Toledo have reignited a national conversation over use-of-force and law enforcement’s treatment of Black people; we discuss the latest and what happened with protests over the weekend, subsequent pain and trauma, and what needs to change going forward. Plus, tips for helping pets adjust as more of us return to in-person work with pandemic restrictions loosening.
- CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd discusses the protests over the weekend in Sacramento and the significance of this moment in the region leading up to the verdict in Derek Chauvin trial
- Activist and founder of the ‘I Am SAC’ foundation Stevante Clark on the pain and trauma stemming from police killings of unarmed Black people, what has and hasn’t changed since his brother Stephon was killed by police in 2018, and the opening of ‘Stephon’s House’
- Former Atlanta Metropolitan Area Police Officer and Quinnipiac University Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Dr. Kalfani Turè on the Derek Chauvin trial, repeated patterns of the fatal shootings and severe harassment of unarmed black people, and solutions
- UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Liz Stelow with tips for helping pets adjust as more of us return to in-person work due to pandemic restrictions loosening