Allissa Richardson

journalism professor at USC and author of “Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest Journalism”

Allissa Richardson on KCRW

"It is incredibly uncommon for a defendant to testify in a trial because testifying is fraught with peril for a defendant.

Why didn’t Derek Chauvin testify in his trial, and will the jury hold it against him?

"It is incredibly uncommon for a defendant to testify in a trial because testifying is fraught with peril for a defendant.

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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

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