Roundtable: Accountability And Justice In Policing
Reflections On The Derek Chauvin Trial
America watched Tuesday as Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who killed George Floyd, was convicted of murder. The case set off a year of reckoning on race and policing unlike what we’ve seen in decades. KPBS Midday Edition co-host Jade Hindmon joins us to share her thoughts on how the case was covered by the media.
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Racial Justice And Social Equity In San Diego
San Diegans took to the streets Tuesday evening following the Derek Chauvin verdict. The demonstration was more reflective and subdued compared to what we saw over the summer when George Floyd lost his life. KPBS racial justice and social equity reporter Cristina Kim joins us to talk about the local reaction to the verdict and how this story fits into her new beat at KPBS.
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Mayor Todd Gloria’s Spending Priorities
Policing, climate change and library service are among the items getting attention in San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria's first budget proposal. The city is avoiding deep cuts as a result of federal COVID-19 relief money. KPBS metro reporter Andrew Bowen joins us to talk about Gloria’s priorities and how they will effect local services as the city hopes to emerge from the economic downturn in the months ahead.
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