Will outrage over the police killing of Stephon Clark spur real reform?
On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the killing of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot eight times by Sacramento police officers during a confrontation on March 18.
According to the Guardian, black males aged 15-34 were nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed by law enforcement in 2016. We've done several shows about why young men of color are disproportionately killed by police. What will it take to seriously deal with these killings? When will officers who kill unarmed civilians face consequences?
Berry Accius, community activist in Sacramento who founded The Voice of the Youth, a group that mentors at-risk youth struggling with schools, their peers, or their families
Neill Franklin, executive director of the law enforcement reform group Law Enforcement Action Partnership and a 34-year law enforcement veteran of the Maryland State Police and Baltimore Police departments