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August 12, 2015

Do #Blacklivesmatter or #Blackmouthsmatter

The seemingly new priority for police officers and police professionals is not to only Be on the Look Out - BOLO for a "Black male with a handgun." In this evolving new world of policing, officers are likely to...read more..
August 12, 2015

THE STATE OF POLICING POST-FERGUSON

On Urban Talk Radio, Community Organizer Latrice M. Hampton, A young leader and voice of modern-day urban America-She will be discussing the provocative challenges or not that face young urban Americans. Senator Gary Holder-Winfield will be discussing the drastic changes in store for CT police departments-The new Bill Public Act No. 15-4AN ACT CONCERNING EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE.
August 19, 2015

URBAN BIKING IN THE ELM

Based on urban city models nationwide, a road diet plan holds the potential to improve safety for everyone who uses the roads in New Haven.
August 26, 2015

Cops and Coffee" Finding a Police Cure

12 months of high profile police shootings. Terrell J. Starr a senior New York editor of the online news network AlterNet recently wrote an article entitled “Body Cams Can Capture Abuse, But Can They End Police Brutality?” His article suggest that Criminal justice experts say much more is needed to really reform police departments nationwide. Stacy Spell a retired New Haven homicide detective believes that a key to police reform is “Community Building.”
September 30, 2015

Talking Economic Disparity

New England Power Couple, Shafiq Abdussabur and Mubarakah Ibrahim, join forces to address the growing dilemma of Economic Disparity in American Families. Their daughter, Salwa Abdussabur, joined the discussion to add the teen perspective.
October 14, 2015

The Violence of Guns in America

To date in America, there has been 994 mass shootings in 1,004 days. It is estimated that gun violence has killed 30,000 people a year for the last 20 years.
November 25, 2015

Urban American Muslims Talk ISIS Uncensored

On Urban Talk Radio, Urban American Muslims Talk ISIS Uncensored. Answering the hard questions:◾What is the role of American Muslims in dealing with ISIS/ISIL? ◾Do American Muslims have issues of race in their own communities? ◾Islamophobia, Racial Profiling, and Black Lives Matter- do these issues that seem to keep the Muslim and Non-Muslim American cultures divided, strengthen ISIS/ISIL argument about Western Democracy?