More Talk Radio on 08/02/10

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 08/02/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
POLICE STOPS IN OREGON & RACIAL PROFILING

POLICE STOPS IN OREGON & RACIAL PROFILING

ISN'T IT TIME TO END IT!

The studies are in and the reports have been issued. The Police and the Justice system in Oregon target and lock up a disproportianate percentage people of color. Even more to the point they shoot men of color at far higher rates than white men behaving similarly.  "Pretext Stops" are often the tool used to begin a confrontation with a targeted individual.What can be done to stop this form of institutional racism?

Call in with your experience and your knowlege 503-231-8187 Join  host, Linda Olson-Osterlund, for this important conversation.

 

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