Everything's Political

Episode 7: Defund the Police? Mayor Ras Baraka on a Newark Alternative

May 26th, 2021  •  38 mins 46 secs  •  Download (44.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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What made Mayor Ras Baraka reject calls for de-funding the police in Newark, NJ after the George Floyd killing last summer in Minneapolis? Listen to Mayor Baraka talk about reliance upon his Office of Violence Prevention and a new Community Museum to help create a culture of non-violence in Newark.