I’M BLACK; YOU’RE WHITE–NOW WHAT? [Ep. 13] [Guests: Detective John Leggette & Montague Simmons, Human Rights Activist]Dacha Thurber
Guests John Leggette, St. Louis Metro Police Department, and Montague Simmons, human rights activist, debate the merits and practical considerations of #defundthepolice. How can the US peacefully undo 30+ years of addressing social strife with a forceful police presence and mass incarceration? As Legette and Simmons explain, we need to commit to eliminating the root causes of crime, including unemployment, racism, lack of affordable housing, and low-quality education.