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Chokehold: Policing Black Men – Paul Butler – The Laura Flanders Show

On the third anniversary of #TamirRice’s murder by police, a reminder that existing while Black is often a fatal offense in America. #BlackLivesMatter

Former prosecutor Paul Butler talks about his book Chokehold: Policing Black Men. And the film Dispatches from Cleveland documents the community organizing that changed the prosecutor’s office in Cleveland in the wake of the killing of Tamir Rice. Plus, an F-word from Laura on how election night wins on the part of Democrats shouldn’t conceal their internal fissures or the work being done by progressives.