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The Leonard Lopate Show

Protests in Baltimore and Beyond

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Protests about the death of Freddie Gray spread to other cities last night. We’ll look at the protests and unrest in Baltimore with Steven Thrasher, writer at large for The Guardian US.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ferguson's Elections, Post-Protests

Thursday, April 09, 2015

New School professor & a former state senator from Missouri Jeffrey Smith talks about the city council elections in Ferguson, the first since the protests over the police shooting.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Malcolm Gladwell; Tsarnaev's Guilty Verdict; Elections in Ferguson

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Malcolm Gladwell on why the underdog sometimes has the upper hand; Tsarnaev's guilty verdict; Ferguson's city council elections; and a doctor reflects on his first year in medicine.

The Takeaway

Using Faith, Community & Art to Heal Ferguson

Friday, March 13, 2015

A pastor and an arts and education organization in St. Louis have been working to bridge divides in the community over the last seven months.

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On The Media

Cashing In On Ferguson

Friday, March 13, 2015

Ferguson has become a buzzword, a symbol, and a business—all while ignoring the struggles of daily life for protesters on the ground. 

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The Takeaway

Two Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The officers were within a crowd of protesters that had gathered outside the station after the city's police chief, Thomas Jackson, agreed to resign.

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The Takeaway

Former Navy SEAL Considers Bid for Missouri Governor

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Former Navy Seal Eric Greitens is the author of a new book all about resilience. And now he says he's exploring running for governor of Missouri as a Republican next year.

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The Takeaway

Truth & Reconciliation: Building Bridges in Ferguson

Friday, March 06, 2015

This week the Justice Department released the results of its investigation into the Ferguson Police Department in a 105 page report highlighting countless incidents of racial bias.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What the Ferguson Report Tells Us About Policing

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

A Justice Dept. report on policing in Ferguson found routine racial bias in how officers interacted with African-American residents. John Jay's Eugene O'Donnell discusses the report.

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The Takeaway

DOJ Accuses Ferguson Police of Racial Bias

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Justice Department has formally accused the police of Ferguson, Missouri of racial bias this week. What can Ferguson learn from other cities previously monitored by the DOJ?

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The Takeaway

Back Off: A Police Warning

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department says that he believes those stopped by police have to take more responsibility to ensure that a simple stop doesn't turn into a tragedy. 

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The Takeaway

Ferguson Juror Makes Moves to Tell All

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A grand juror in the Darren Wilson case has filed suit against St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCullough, in an effort to speak publicly about the case. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Michael Brown, Sr. on the Aftermath of His Son's Death

Monday, January 05, 2015

Michael Brown's father discusses the events that continue to unfold in Ferguson and around the country, and the tension that comes with being a black parent in America.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Taking Your Calls about Job Hunting and Race in America After Ferguson

Monday, January 05, 2015

Victoria Humphrey on job hunting. Timothy Spall on portraying J.M.W. Turner. Christopher Scotton's new novel. Michael Brown, Sr. on life after his son's death. 

The Takeaway

Confronting This Year's Uncomfortable Struggle with Race

Friday, December 19, 2014

From Michael Brown in Ferguson to Eric Garner in Staten Island, black and white America seemed very far apart in 2014. Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on the year and where we go from here.

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WNYC News

President Obama's Year-End Press Conference

Friday, December 19, 2014

President Obama will likely address protests in Ferguson, Mo., the normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba, and the fight against ISIS. 

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The Takeaway

How to Rebuild Police-Community Trust

Monday, December 08, 2014

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, leader of President Obama's 21st Century Task Force on Policing, explains how we can rebuild community trust.

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The Takeaway

Round Table: Race & Criminal Justice

Friday, December 05, 2014

The decision not to indict in New York and Ferguson, and the shooting of Tamir Rice in Cleveland, has left the nation grappling with race and criminal justice. 

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On The Media

What Police Video Can and Can't Do

Friday, December 05, 2014

As the debate surrounding the effectiveness of police-worn body cameras grows, Bob Garfield looks at the concerns and evidence regarding the technology and its practical use.

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On The Media

Conservatives on Ferguson

Friday, December 05, 2014

Bob speaks with reporter David Weigel about how conservative media talk about the shooting death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson.

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