We revisit an amazing interview with Mariame Kaba on the militarization of police, the politics of Elf on a Shelf, and listener mail.
Mariame Kaba, the co-curator of a UIC exhibit on the “prison industrial complex,” is seen in her office on the North Side of Chicago on Friday, October 12, 2012. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune)
Police in riot gear watch protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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