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August 17. 2016 – Segment 1
Our guest host is Dr. Lester Spence, Center for Emerging Media Scholar-In-Residence, Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and author of Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics.
We begin with a panel discussion on the DOJ Report on Baltimore Policing, focusing on considerations of both race and class, jumping off from an article that Dr. Spence wrote for Jacobin, “Policing Class
: In Baltimore and elsewhere, repressive policing isn’t just about racism – it’s also about class.” With: Jordan Camp
, post-doctoral fellow of race and ethnicity and international public affairs at Brown University and author of Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State
and co-editor of Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter
; and Lady Brion
, spoken word artist and Baltimore’s Grand Slam Champion, Resident Poet for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and Program Manager for Dewmore Baltimore.