Maine Public: Racial Justice: Maine Joins The Nation in Protesting Racial Injustice And Police Brutality
The death of George Floyd and other similar cases of racial injustice and police brutality have prompted outrage and protests across the country and in Maine. We talk with community leaders, protesters, law enforcement and others about what the core issues are, and whether there are ways to seek meaningful change.
Police Chief Frank Clark, Portland Police Department
Desiree Vargas (call-in), community organizer,co-founder, Racial Equity & Justice
Sean Alonzo Harris(call-in), editorial, commercial and fine art photographer
Shay Stewart-Bouley(call-in), also known as Black Girl in Maine; writer, speaker; executive director of Community Change Inc., Boston
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