Content Warning: Violence
This week, DeRay, Brittany, Sam, and Clint discuss social distancing arrests, Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, pandemic-influenced police violence, and a Sioux tribe’s fight with South Dakota’s governor. Then, DeRay sits down with Maryland State Senator Bill Ferguson to explore what it means to be a legislator facing 2020’s unexpected problems.
ProPublica – Early Data Shows Black People Are Being Disproportionally Arrested for Social Distancing Violations
CNN – Sioux tribe rejects South Dakota governor request to remove Covid-19 checkpoints
NYT – Georgia Killing Puts Spotlight on a Police Force’s Troubled History
The New Yorker – How Racism Is Shaping the Coronavirus Pandemic