Yoren of Black Lives Matter w/Chris Deo

The grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown sparked protests across North America. News Now’s Christian Deo spoke to Yoren of Black Lives Matter about the rally held in Toronto on November 25th, and how to continue the conversation of anti-black violence and police brutality. For more information check out the Facebook page of Black Lives Matter here

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Lesley Wood, Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing.

News Now spoke with York U prof Leslie Wood who is releasing her new book Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing. With the militarization of police in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting and police response in Ferguson, Missouri, Wood’s book is incredibly timely. Christian Deo has that report.