This Week in Policing and Politics

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Tyre Nichols: Keir Bradford-Grey is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s litigation department and former Philadelphia chief public defender. She joined The Power Hour with Mark Kelly Tyler to talk about the killing of Tyre Nichols by police and police brutality.




Prison System: Sergio Hyland is an executive assistant at the Abolitionist Law Center, as well as a writer, speaker and political organizer. He joined Amadee Braxton on Solutions to discuss Judge Genece Brinkley’s judicial misconduct and the protests calling for her resignation.




Black History Month: Felicia Harris Williams, owner of Gynger Tea, and Melanie Burney, reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, joined Wake Up With WURD to talk about how Cooper Hospital withdrew an invite to a Black History Month expo because her product wasn’t ethnic enough.




Politics: Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison joined Charles Ellison on Reality Check to discuss the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, mobilizing Black communities and more.




History: Garry C. Lumbers is the great-great-grandson of the late Cudjo Lewis, one of the last survivors of the Clotilda, the last recorded slave ship to enter the United States. He joined The Source to discuss the history behind Clotilda, his great-great-grandfather and his goal to reunite “Africatown.”



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