First Edition with Sean Yoes

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Trabian Shorters posts about his movement, Black Men Love, on Twitter.
Trabian Shorters / / Twitter

Sean Yoes learns about the Black Men Love Movement from Trabian Shorters, CEO and Founder of BMe and Founder of the Black Men Love movement, and Shawn Burnet, Baltimore BMe Community Manager and founder of Walk of Art. 

Protestors Gather in Arlington Texas following the shooting of Christian Taylor
Will Johnson, Arlington Police Chief / Twitter

On Tuesday, officer Brad Miller was terminated from the Arlington Texas police department. Last Friday Miller shot and killed Christian Taylor, an unarmed black teen vandalizing a car dealership. Sean Yoes speaks with Seth Stoughton, assistant professor of law at the University of South Carolina, about the obstacles police chiefs and commissioners face when disciplining officers accused of misconduct. 

St. Louis, August 2015
Deray McKesson

Sean Yoes compares activism and violence in Baltimore and St. Louis. 

Activists prevent Bernie Sanders from speaking at Westlake Park, in Seattle.
Tiffany Von Arnim / Flickr

In the first hour, Sean Yoes discusses national politics with Catalina Byrd, political strategist and media consultant, and Sean Breeze, co-host of No Hooks Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA. Police brutality activist Tawanda Jones joins the conversation from the ground in Ferguson, MO, to report on protests and arrests there. Neil Franklin, executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, talks about witness intimidation and law enforcement reform in Baltimore.

"At the end of the day I'm a target, I get it. I'm the youngest Chief Prosecutor in any major American city. I'm going to stand my ground. At the end of the day I'm going to challenge the status quo and that's what the constituents have elected me to do. At the end of the day, what people need to know is that I have their back."