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"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:47 min | 1 year ago

"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Beach Alabama and you're listening to NPR news live from KQED news I'm Kate wolf the city of Alameda has released body camera footage of police responding to a call in late may that a black man was dancing in the streets and neighbors video of the confrontation between the police and the man a resident named Molly Watkins went viral KQED's Serra Husayni reports in a recording released Friday a woman tells non emergency dispatch that an African American man is dancing and spinning in the street I'm getting your mind body camera footage as a police officer arrives shows a middle aged man and athletic clothes moving his arms while walking just outside the car going on well kept streets when approached the man Molly Watkins explains that he lives across the street and is doing his daily dance exercises the cop asks if he feels like hurting himself now you're detained soon walk ins is forced to face down to the ground placed in handcuffs and cited for resisting arrest everybody all rounder what we can do everything in the ticket I was a victim of police brutality you're going to end up in a month come on man hello Baker center for human rights executive director Zachary Norris works with neighborhood watch groups around bias to prevent such calls in the first place and he's part of a growing push to redistribute police funds to other public safety programs like those accessible through the two one one resource line for example if we had a broader set of first responders it would reduce the number of police interactions with black and brown people and with all people Alameda city manager Eric Levitz says the city is conducting a probe into the incident and will work to ensure the police department's.

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"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:38 min | 1 year ago

"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

"That shaken the country after George Floyd staff will continue for NPR news I'm chip Mitchell in Chicago you're listening to weekend edition from NPR news and live from KQED news I'm clinic him the city of Alameda released yesterday the body camera footage of police responding to a call in late may the reported a black man was dancing in the street KQED Serra Hussaini has more in a recording released Friday a woman tells non emergency dispatch that an African American man is dancing and spending in the street I'm getting your mind body camera footage as a police officer arrives shows a middle aged man and athletic clothes moving his arms while walking just outside the car going on well kept street when approached the man Molly Watkins explains that he lives across the street and is doing his daily dance exercises the cop asks if he feels like hurting himself now you're detained soon Walken's is forced to face down to the ground placed in handcuffs and cited for resisting arrest everybody here what we can do everything I was a victim of police brutality you're going to end up in a month like the one where the Baker center for human rights executive director Zachary Norris works with neighborhood watch groups around bias to prevent such calls in the first place and he's part of a growing push to redistribute police funds to other public safety programs like those accessible through the two one one resource line for example if we have a broader set of first responders it would reduce the number of police interactions with black and brown people and with all people Alameda city manager Eric Levitz says the city is conducting a probe into the incident and will work to ensure the police department's policies reflect the city's values and Serra Hussaini KQED news in Berkeley I'm clean I can KQED news support comes from personal capital offering instant access to financial tools and advice from home personal capital dot com it's time now for perspective could eliminate all shares the pervasive despair and pain pain so many feel right now but she takes comfort in a family saying that has gotten him through dark days before your search perspective broken but still whole there was a saying taped to the wall of my mom's house during the last years of her life it was in my sister's hand writing she put it there a year or two after mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer's he greeted us every time we were in the kitchen in the early years while we made T. refilled meds or plate banana grams at the table and then in the later years when we needed a private nook to week where mom couldn't CS it's sad no matter how broken you feel you are still full I've been thinking a lot about that quote lately everything is broken right now windows public institutions trust I read somewhere once that ranges the radical tip of the grief that time will never root out sometimes grief sits with us forever the loss of a coherent mass death the degradation of humanity sorrow heartbreak and rage are colliding in public and in private in the morning I savor that instance second of time before I fully remember the state of our world but like so many others I get up put one foot in front of the other and try to make sense of despair one of the most vivid memories I have of mom is a Sunday I wheeled her into church with me and her latest stages of Alzheimer's as was typical of that time she was out of it glassy eyed staring off into space then all of the sudden when the recessional hymn we shall overcome started playing her eyes lit up she saying all the words at full volume with ease and conviction a moment of wholeness I find small ways to feel this now the extra tight hug from my children before they go to sleep the just the right time phone call from a friend the birds reclaiming their song no matter how broken you feel you are still whole with the perspective I'm Karena Moran get enough money no.

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"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

04:43 min | 1 year ago

"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Local P. only hated what we were doing and and I saw it really that that struggle moving into an institution our selected leader with this burden this this this righteous burden of wanting to transform the system that was really created the exact opposite recess right about not about transformation so it was tough but I'm glad all of the work that we did and it was twenty years ago yeah yeah yes you about come on here is this time is DA because as you said she came in with a lot of expectations although she didn't really run as the liberal she ran to the right of Terence Hallinan really are to the middle I guess you could say M. and shortly after she is the D. A. a cop is killed and she declines as she promised not to seek the death penalty and I'm wondering you know what is your sense I don't know if you were there then but you know the thing wasn't there but I remember it's it's an opaque memory in my mind what is your sense of that in how it affected the course of her the rest of her time as D. A. N. even as AG were as you know she was criticized by the black caucus in the legislature for not being progressive enough on police shootings use of force that kind of thing you know it's it's interesting I wasn't there you know when officer Espinoza was murdered anyone anybody is murder it is a deep loss it's it's it's an extreme G. plus but I do remember you know being with the young woman that I was working for who had been a systems and I remember watching a funeral and I saw yeah police officers turned their back on his return there was so much hurt and pain in that room and you know watching her now I got I'll turn on MSNBC or CNN and I and I went in and she has you know this this fury in her in this moment and it reminds me of a conversation that I had with her she was a mentor of mine you know when she decided to run for Senate as you said that you think you know as a district attorney and even asked the AG follow the law and I need to write the loss I need to re we need to re write this course of history and I feel that in my soul and even progressive DA you know George has gone again you know wasn't able to prosecute the man who killed Mario woods all we have is a system that and it's very bone marrow I think it hurts officers and it hurts citizens way citizens we we have to create a system of safety that that really works for us all and we can get there but you know it is really I keep telling them their P. and the folks that are working with your policy we have to listen to the ground you know you have to listen to folks who have lived the stock Zachary Norris of the elevators and recently wrote a book called we keep us safe and it talks about really community preservation and thinking about when mental health crisis has happened how we must think about not weaponizing folks with mental illness he's he talks about how to re entry will be calls from prison back into community how we must not weaponized that movement and how we have to take care of each other okay I'm not reporting any of this is easy okay not easy it was in the great greatest leaders would have to but I'm also clear I'm also clear national after the country burns after this estimation of Martin Luther king the civil rights act sixty eight was passed my hope is that you know every mayor every police chief heads of unions course the organizers and activists who have shown a mirror to the Americans face and challenge our democracy I have faith that we get it right my role in my day to day life outside of my elected role is I run a foundation and focus on racial justice and needs and finding movement groups for twenty years to hold leaders to task and it's not just about justice it's for us in funding these groups about racial justice we understand that we can't get there until we acknowledge really again like that the architecture of systems we we can get it right but it's gonna take time and progress is not saved all right let's see if we're gonna have to take a short break now and we return we're gonna talk to a little bit more about your life and how you ended up there we're talking with civil rights leader Latif assignment you are listening to political breakdown from KQED public radio at six forty seven support for KQ.

"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:54 min | 1 year ago

"zachary norris" Discussed on KQED Radio

"What the number of bay area school district's planning to shut down in response to the novel coronavirus is growing the San Francisco in west Contra Costa unified school district as well as the San Mateo Union High School district plan to close all schools for three weeks starting Monday all three districts do have classes today though Berkeley unified is canceling classes for its high school effective today the rest of its schools close starting Monday and all Catholic schools in the San Jose a diocese you are closing for two weeks starting today social justice advocates are pushing back against a decision by California prison officials to cancel many visits with inmates amid the corona virus outbreak representatives for the California department of corrections and rehabilitation say the new rules are meant to prevent the virus from getting inside the state's prisons the Ella Baker center Zachary Norris says to prevent spread prison should release medically fragile child and elderly inmates instead of cutting off outside contact the United States incarcerate a greater share of its population than any other nation in the world there are a lot of people who could be safely released and should be in order to address this crisis rather than just using punitive measures state prison officials say lawyer visits are continuing as our overnight family visits in sports I got nothing when I got something I'll let you know there's more on the corona virus and its effect on the bay area KQED news dot org I'm Brian what he's an honest newsman support comes from visitors coverage providing international travel insurance to protect against medical and travel emergencies while abroad visitors coverage dot com support for NPR comes from eighty P. from.

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