Cities nationwide have erupted in anguish and protest after police recently took the lives of African Americans: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Would the public have known about any of this if it weren’t for cell phone videos taken by witnesses? How do these videos change public perception?
George Floyd, video evidence, public perception
From this Episode:
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. A video shows an officer kneeling on Floyd’s...
13 min, 19 sec
LA hair salons, restaurants reopen. But federal program keeping workers on staff expires soon
Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that LA County hair salons, barbershops and dine-restaurants may reopen. To keep employees on staff, businesses have been relying on...
7 min, 47 sec
With rent almost due, LA City Council considers $100 million relief plan
The rent is due for a lot of people on Monday, June 1. Many can’t afford to pay. Tens of thousands of tenants are striking in this pandemic, refusing to pay. It’s also a...
7 min, 17 sec
Sandwiches: What are Angelenos making at home, buying to-go?
Good Food host Evan Kleiman reached out to listeners and got suggestions on what they love to make at home, and what they’re buying to-go. People seem to be making classics...
9 min, 8 sec