Connie Rice

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

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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

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The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.

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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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Los Angeles police officers fatally shot 19 people last year, according to the  Guardian . That’s more than any other police department in the country.

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Los Angeles police officers fatally shot 19 people last year, according to the Guardian . That’s more than any other police department in the country.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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