Maine Public: Racial Justice: Maine Joins The Nation in Protesting Racial Injustice And Police Brutality

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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.

Guests

http://falloutcrossfit.com/wp-content/plugins/cookies-for-comments/css@2x.php?k=1062fe127630c363a3caa9a655612477 Rev. Kenneth Lewis, senior pastor, Green Memorial AME Zion Church; executive director, MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence

http://psyla.fr/30576-dtf35502-rencontre-femme-nouvelle-calédonie.html Police Chief Frank ClarkPortland Police Department

https://www.cultureunderground.fr/37436-dtf45444-rencontre-femme-45-50-ans.html Desiree Vargas (call-in), community organizer,co-founder, Racial Equity & Justice

Shenna Bellows(call-in), state senator, District 14; executive director, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine

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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