Raven Rakia joins us to discuss the non-indictment in the Eric Garner case, as well as the continuing protests around the country. Also, initial thoughts on the torture report, and listener mail.
An anonymous NYPD official acknowledges the counterterrorism unit spied on Ferguson solidarity protesters, a complicated first amendment and online harassment case goes before the Supreme Court, and Obama announces mild police reforms.
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss the grand jury's lack of indictment in Ferguson, and thoughts on the protests, Darren Wilson's testimony, and the district attorney's speech.
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How ISIS gets its hostages, and the schools that are keeping their fun military weapons.
Danny Gold joins us to discuss his recent trip to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak, checking in on Ferguson, and well-intentioned courts for sex workers are falling short.
Raven Rakia joins us to discuss generational divides in Ferguson, and a bunch of listener mail.
It's Share Week on BTR! On today's show, BreakThru Radio's own Michele Bacigalupo tells us more about apps for monitoring police interactions. And later, Claire Mysko of the National Eating Disorder Association shares with us the best ways to dispell the myths about some of the most misunderstood mental disorders in psychology today.
Share Week - Three high school students develop app to reduce incidents of police brutality and abuse.
It's Binge Week at BTR! On today's show, Molly Freeman of the Hash podcast on BTR chats about her story on the site this week about the origins of binge watching. And later, Providence-based music writer, columnist, and all-around man about town Rob Duguay joins us to talk about ending the Beatles vs. Stones debate through the glories of binge listening.
Surveying the support services available for youth in Ferguson, various reaction to the “no angel” profile of Michael Brown, an awkward moment at the Emmys, and a bunch of listener mail.
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss the protests in Ferguson and his arrest at the hands of the local police. Also, data shows racial economic disparities are getting worse, and listener mail.
Mariame Kaba (aka PrisonCulture on twitter) joins us to discuss the problems with only focusing on militarized police, the authoritarian mindset is on full display in the Washington Post, and continuing updates on Ferguson.
It's Photo Week at BTR! On today's show, we're on the phone with photography historian Brenton Hamilton. Plus, author and New York interior stylist Hilary Robertson chats about the appeals of "shelfies".
Another night of police violence in Ferguson, Obama gives another disappointing press conference, and friend of the show Ryan Devereaux is arrested and detained overnight.