Ñ Don't Stop: Alton Sterling, Dallas Shooting, and the US Police State
The police killing of Alton Sterling marks a turning point for the US social fabric in a what is sure to be a tumultuous and violent election season. With successive police murders in less than 28 hours, it is clear people will be hitting the streets nationwide to demand justice. And yet- especially in light of the police officers killed in Dallas- how does the racist police state benefit from this chaos, manipulating the narrative to create more control and surveillance? How is the history of policing in the US central to understanding that this institution cannot be reformed? We explore these questions and more this week on Ñ Don't Stop with G1 reporting from Chicago.