Dijon Kizzee, police reform, and activism education

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Sheila Jackson (second left), aunt of Dijon Kizzee, speaks against the shooting of Dijon Kizzee by Los Angeles sheriff's deputies, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 1, 2020. Photo credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters

LA County sheriff's deputies shot and killed 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee in South LA on Monday. Kizzee was reportedly riding a bike when deputies tried to stop him for violating vehicle codes, though it’s unclear which codes he was violating. KCRW finds out what happened.

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