CHICAGO POLICE ON TRIAL w/ JANEL FLOREZ of COPBLOCK >>

EPISODE #170

AIRED: 11-29-2015

Looking at the Chicago Demonstrations, today’s guest, Janel Florez of COPBLOCK talks about police brutality and corruption and the rising empowerment of citizens pushing back. This year has seen a record number of police shootings, 1077 deaths as of this broadcast, with an average of 3 killings by police every day. Communities are organizing like never before. Earlier this year, Obama was forced to sign an Executive Order stopping the military weaponization of city police departments, and the practice of loading up on military toys (grenade launchers, armored vehicles, military caliber assault rifles). We’re making a difference, but the fight in Chicago goes on.

website: www.copblock.org

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