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Monday on Lake Effect: Virtual Roundtable On Protests, ACLU Legal Observers, History Of MPD

Monday on Lake Effect:

Race and Ethnicity reporter Teran Powell hosts a virtual roundtable discussion with local community and political leaders to give some perspective on this weekend's protests over the death of George Floyd and police brutality. We learn about legal observers at protests and demonstrations from the ACLU. Plus, a look at the history of the Milwaukee Police Department and how we got where we are today.

Guests:

  • Markasa Tucker, director of  the African American RoundTable; State Senator Lena Taylor; Jamaal Smith, violence prevention manager at the Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention
  • Emilio de Torre, director of community engagement at the ACLU of Wisconsin; Dorothy Wobick, legal observer volunteer; Hope Owens-Wilson, youth organizer with the ACLU of Wisconsin
  • George Kelling, author of Policing in Milwaukee: A Strategic History
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