Derek Chauvin, Kim Potter And The Problem Of Police Brutality
Manslaughter charges were filed Wednesday against the Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright, while the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin drew to a close only a few miles away. Jim Braude discussed the problems with policing nationwide and in Massachusetts with Michael Curry, the chair of the NAACP Advocacy and Policy Committee; Natashia Tidwell, a former police officer, federal prosecutor and a current partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP; and Jamarhl Crawford, a community activist, the publisher of Blackstonian and member of the Boston Police Reform Task Force.
'Picture A Scientist' Explores The Challenges Facing Women In STEM
Issues of racism and misogyny in the field of STEM are on full display in the documentary, 'Picture A Scientist,' which has its U.S. broadcast premier Wednesday on PBS NOVA. The director and producer, Sharon Shattuck, and a molecular biologist at MIT, Nancy Hopkins, discussed.