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What Would ‘Systemic Change’ Look Like? California’s Black Lawmakers Have Some Ideas (CapRadio)


By Nichole Nixon, June 3, 2020, capradio.

Protesters are calling for police reform and systemic change in the wake of George Floyd’s killing by Minnesota police. But what would ‘systemic change’ look like? California’s black lawmakers have a list of bills they want to pass in 2020.

At a live-streamed press conference Tuesday, the California Black Legislative Caucus addressed days of protests, violence and peaceful demonstrations around the country.

“We’re here because for 400 years, African American men and women in this country have been disrespected. This country has taught itself to hate African Americans and to deny the history that has brought us here,” said caucus chairwoman, Assemblymember Shirley Weber, D-San Diego.

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