President Trump said, Monday, that if local leaders do not control the unrest in their states and cities, he might use the U.S. military to do it for them. For that to happen, he would have invoke the Insurrection Act. Take Two gets an explainer on that law, and what happened when it was last used – 1992 in Los Angeles.
- Stephen Vladeck, University of Texas law Professor
Black and Tired
Take Two producer, Austin Cross, reads his personal essay, “Black And Tired In This American Newsroom.”
You can read the full essay on LAist.com here.
History on Policing Minority Communities
The issue of how police treat people of color - and in particular black people - is at the core of the protests that have broken out across the country after the death of George Floyd was captured on video in Minneapolis. In Los Angeles, that relationship between the LAPD and black and brown Angeles has a painful history.
- Brenda Stevenson, UCLA History professor
Mis Angeles: Grocery Store Worker
KPCC’s Erick Galindo brings us his latest installment of the LAist column, Mis Angeles, about frontline workers who are also DACA holders.
You can read his full column here.
Governor Newsom on Hollywood's New State Guidelines
Governor Gavin Newsom was set to unveil the state's guidelines to resume live action filming. But, for reasons not yet known, the governor did not do his daily noon presser today. But Hollywood producers and the industry's biggest unions already issued their proposed guidelines.
- John Horn, The Frame's Host