Black Lives Matter protesters argue with a man outside a restaurant during a protest in downtown Atlanta, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in response to the police shooting deaths of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Okla. and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

Eileen Cronin – Time to Include the Disability Community in News Conversations on Police Brutality

What did Keith Lamont Scott, Sandra Bland, Laquan McDonald and Freddie Gray have in common? If your answer is that they are African-Americans who died in police custody, then you are partially correct. What is less known is that each of these individuals had a disability. They represent only a few of the highly publicized incidences of police brutality involving …

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This Can’t Be Happening – 10.12.16

Host Dave Lindorff talks with Keegan Stephan, law student, activist and writer working with attorneys and Black Lives Matters activist in a lawsuit to force the NYPD to come clean and disclose the extent of undercover infiltration of the Black Lives Matter movement that the department has been engaged in since its inception. The case developed out of an FOIA request concerning such infiltration of a Black Lives Matter protest last year in Grand Central Station.