Emerson College Pres. Lee Pelton & ACLU’s Rahsaan Hall On National Protests Against Police Brutality


WGBH News

Jun 2, 2020

As a mix of protests and civil unrest erupted across the United States this week in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, President Trump announced Tuesday he would dispatch “thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers” across the nation to “quickly solve the problem.” The federal escalation of force added a new chapter to the nation’s most recent reckoning with the history of police brutality and racism in America. To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Rahsaan Hall, director of the Racial Justice Program at the ACLU Massachusetts, and Emerson College president Lee Pelton.

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