Connie Rice

Los Angeles civil rights attorney, former member of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Guest

Civil rights attorney and a recent appointee by President Obama to a White House task force on 21st Century Policing; author of Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones; Co-Director of the Advancement Project in Los Angeles, a policy and legal-action group founded by three lawyer-advocates from the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund; Chair of the School Construction Bond Citizens' Oversight Committee

Connie Rice on KCRW

“The purpose of American policing is to control and to contain populations of people who are not meant to be in the society," says LA civil rights lawyer Connie Rice.

US policing system is grounded in slavery, says Connie Rice. How to upend it?

“The purpose of American policing is to control and to contain populations of people who are not meant to be in the society," says LA civil rights lawyer Connie Rice.

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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.

How LA's recent protests are alike — and different — from the 1992 uprising

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.

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