‘White folks don’t care about dead Black and Brown people like they ought to’

The bipartisan push for police reform legislation recently died, though it had the support of major police groups including the Fraternal Order of Police and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The bipartisan push for police reform legislation recently died, though it had the support of major police groups including the Fraternal Order of Police and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Posted October 7, 2021 at 4:19pm

It has been more than a year since the killing of George Floyd sparked cries for police reform and even defunding. But it has all but stalled on the national level as time has passed and as the FBI reports a historic rise in murder rates.

Mary C. Curtis speaks with author and professor David Kennedy, director of the National Network for Safe Communities, to understand why and what the next steps should be. Also, ‘Equal Time’ checks in on COVID-19 vaccine equity with Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, who leads President Joe Biden’s health equity task force.

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