No Federal Charges for Pantaleo

Premiere DateJul 18, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 What is getting you through the summer?
06:53 No federal charges for Daniel Pantaleo
30:25 How the movement for black lives has shaped white people’s understanding of police violence
52:37 #NeverAgainisNow protests at ICE headquarters
58:05 Credits, “Snow is Falling in Manhattan” by Purple Mountains
59:09 Finish

Five years after Eric Garner was killed by the NYPD, the DOJ announces there will be no federal charges for the officer who killed him. We spend the hour on how the lack of accountability for Garner’s death fits in with this past week’s narrative around Trump and racism.

Eric Garner Protests
photo courtesy of Paul Silva via Wikimedia Commons

John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…