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CLIP: Melina Abdullah Explains How Activists Are Reimagining Policing (Call & Response)

On Call & Response, Melina Abdullah explains how Black Lives Matter ‘s presentation of “The People ‘s Budget LA ‘ to City Council led to council member Herb Wesson introducing a motion for police to no longer be deployed for non-violent calls.

Watch the full episode of Call & Response:

Police Brutality and the Movement for Black Lives (Call & Response, Ep. 1)


Twitter: @DocMellyMel

Founder of ‘ Black Lives Matter Los Angeles

Professor, Pan-African Studies California State University

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Call & Response ‘is a new show designed to respond to the changes and activism of our time. Each day, Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle invite their favorite Black creators ‘ activists, comedians, musicians, actors, visual artists, and more ‘ to riff on current events, discuss the present momentum, and speak about their work and struggles.

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