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KCRW looks at what happened over the weekend and what it says about race and justice in America. Weighing in: LA civil rights attorney Connie Rice and USC law professor Jody Armour.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Protests can have a powerful effect on politics," says politics professor Omar Wasow. "They do that by shaping media coverage.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Times photographer Carolyn Cole and reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske say they had pepper spray and tear gas thrown at them, that Hennessy-Fiske was shot in the leg with a rubber…

LA journalists endure police violence during George Floyd protests

LA Times photographer Carolyn Cole and reporter Molly Hennessy-Fiske say they had pepper spray and tear gas thrown at them, that Hennessy-Fiske was shot in the leg with a rubber…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.

How dogs and tech can detect COVID-19

Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.

from To the Point

More than 2000 people across Los Angeles County were arrested over the weekend, tied to protests over the police killing of George Floyd.

What rights do protesters have under the First Amendment?

More than 2000 people across Los Angeles County were arrested over the weekend, tied to protests over the police killing of George Floyd.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…

PHOTOS: Witness 72 hours of rallies and rage on the streets of LA

Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…

from News Stories

In this special episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the rights of protestors and duties of law…

How aggressive can law enforcement be with protesters?

In this special episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the rights of protestors and duties of law…

from The Legal Eagle Files

This special edition of Weekend All Things Considered includes NPR's Michel Martin's interviews with NAACP's Cornell Brooks, Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby, Rev.

Weekend All Things Considered Special Coverage

This special edition of Weekend All Things Considered includes NPR's Michel Martin's interviews with NAACP's Cornell Brooks, Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby, Rev.

from All Things Considered

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

National Guard troops patrol LA as Governor Newsom declares state of emergency

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

from News Stories

More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…

PHOTOS: LAPD arrests more than 500 demonstrators protesting police violence

More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…

from News Stories

Protests have erupted nationwide after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died at the hands of Minneapolis police on Monday.

How video evidence can work for and against African Americans facing police violence

Protests have erupted nationwide after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died at the hands of Minneapolis police on Monday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.

George Floyd

George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.

from Left, Right & Center

Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…

PHOTOS: Downtown LA protesters face off with police over George Floyd’s death

Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…

from News Stories

Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.

What makes cities vulnerable to COVID-19? Concentrated poverty, says econ professor

Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.

from To the Point

It’s time to talk about immunity again.

Should Joe Scarborough sue President Trump?

It’s time to talk about immunity again.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.

Does President Trump have a First Amendment right to say what he wants on Twitter?

On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

Art Insider May 26: Artists band together to fight anti-Asian discrimination

Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

from Arts & Culture Stories

In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.

The Department of Justice or the Department of Trump?

In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.

from The Legal Eagle Files

He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.

Will President Trump ever wear a mask in public?

He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.

from Left, Right & Center

Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?

Will COVID-19 reshape political conventions?

Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?

from To the Point