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Episode 321

Season 3, Episode 21 of 50

BLACK LIVES MATTER: Black Lives Matter Tucson member and community organizer Lola Rainey discusses the movement to address systemic racism in the United States and efforts to bring about meaningful change in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. CITY LEADERS RESPOND: Christopher Conover discusses the Tucson Police Department’s approach to recent demonstrations with Chief Chris Magnus, as well as how the department is responding to criticism of its own tactics. He also hears from Mayor Regina Romero and gets her thoughts on the governor’s emergency curfew order. HISTORICAL IMPACT OF PROTEST: University of Arizona sociology professor Jennifer Earl discusses the historical impacts protests have had on policing and how it relates to current demonstrations against institutional oppression. CIVIL DISCOURSE: As tensions boil over and clashes between police and protesters turn violent, Arizona 360 discusses the role of civility in mass demonstrations with Keith Allred, executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse. OWN WORDS: Tucson artist Seanloui reflects on recent protests and his own experiences as a Black man in America

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
6/5/2020
8:30 p.m.
6/6/2020
1:30 a.m.
6/6/2020
4:30 a.m.
6/6/2020
noon
6/6/2020
7:30 p.m.
6/7/2020
7 a.m.
6/7/2020
11 a.m.
6/7/2020
12:30 p.m.
6/8/2020
6:30 p.m.
6/9/2020
12:30 a.m.
6/9/2020
4:30 a.m.
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