DISCRIMINATION AND PANDEMIC PREJUDICES

MetroFocus | March 30, 2021

Our Exploring Hate coverage continues with a look at the George Floyd murder trial and an examination of the possible effects the legal process could have on the legacy of his untimely death. President and CEO of the National Urban League who is pushing for the passing of The George Floyd Justice and Policing Act joins us to discuss accountability and misconduct of the police. Then, in the wake of the Atlanta spa shootings, as the feds announce the creation of a special unit to probe bias crimes, he’ll share his comprehensive set of actions, created in collaboration with other civil rights and social justice groups, to combat anti-Asian hate and violence.

Aired on March 30, 2021.