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County Supervisor on the State of Los Angeles amid Protests and COVID-19, How to Reform LAPD, On the Lot




A protesters holds up a placard past City Hall during a march to protest the death of George Floyd under police custody, in downtown Los Angeles, California on June 3, 2020. - Derek Chauvin, the white Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, a black man who later died, will now be charged with second-degree murder, and his three colleagues will also face charges, court documents revealed on June 3. The May 25 death of George Floyd -- who had been accused of trying to buy cigarettes with a counterfeit bill -- has ignited protests across the United States over systemic racism and police brutality. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)
A protesters holds up a placard past City Hall during a march to protest the death of George Floyd under police custody, in downtown Los Angeles, California on June 3, 2020. - Derek Chauvin, the white Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd, a black man who later died, will now be charged with second-degree murder, and his three colleagues will also face charges, court documents revealed on June 3. The May 25 death of George Floyd -- who had been accused of trying to buy cigarettes with a counterfeit bill -- has ignited protests across the United States over systemic racism and police brutality. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)
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State of Los Angeles Amid Protests and COVID-19

Los Angeles and cities all over have been the site of countless protests calling for change in how law enforcement conducts itself and how it should be funded...forcing lawmakers to consider deeper reforms. All the while the county continues to relax stay at home orders...with more businesses and services being allowed to open up...even as the number of COVID-19 cases ticks.

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How to Reform LAPD Series 

Today, we begin a series of interviews with a range of experts to tell us their top 3 recommendations on how to reform the LAPD, whether it's by defunding the department or through other methods.

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Protests: Media Literacy

Social media has played a critical role in the protests that came about after the death of George Floyd. It's been used to share the video of his final moments… And images of the resulting protests. But as useful as social media has been for the sharing of ideas and information… it's also helped give rise to MIS-information.Think false narratives, photoshopped images, and fake activist accounts.

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On The Lot

Hollywood in week two of the George Floyd protests. Plus, after over 30 years on the air COPS….is canceled.

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