The recent killing of George Floyd by officers in the Minneapolis Police Department triggered hundreds of protests against police brutality and systemic racism this week—protests that occasionally became violent when militarized police indiscriminately targeted journalists and peaceful protesters. Colorado Rep. Joe Neguse (D) joined “The Tent” this week to share his perspective on the protests, needed policing reforms, and the work to be done to combat the devastating effects of the coronavirus.
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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the senior broadcast coordinator for Communications at the Action Fund. Dwayne Greene is the director of Broadcast Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.