Brand Eff Up
America’s “brand” takes hits internationally due to continued scrutiny of police brutality and use of force. The Bahamas issues a travel advisory for men travelling to the United States.
“Bahamas Issues U.S. Travel Advisory, Warning Citizens To Be Wary Of Cops,” Huffington Post.
The need for a revolution of police practice, especially in marginalized communities.
“Criminalizing the hustle: Policing poor people’s survival strategies from Eric Garner to Alton Sterling,” Salon.
“How a $2 Roadside Drug Test Sends Innocent People to Jail,” NY Times.
Diggin’ in the Crates:
G: Diana Ramsey, “Butterfly Transition.” Queen Latifa, “U.N.I.T.Y.”
M: Robert F Kennedy POLITICO: The Most Trusted White Man in America.”
Crew member this week: Radio/TV personality and writer, Georgette Pierre, who’s hosted and produced a nationally syndicated morning show on iHeartRadio in addition to her current YouTube web series, #DearGeorgette.