Veteran journalist and activist Thandisizwe Chimurenga joined us again to discuss her award winning coverage of cases involving police violence against Black people and the context in which she sees that work taking place.  Chimurenga has covered the trial of the killer of Renisha McBride and is also author of the recently published No Doubt The Murder(s) of Oscar Grant.

 

See also:

The work referred to by Shaun King

The essay with which Chimurenga at least somewhat disagreed mentioned during our discussion: Fruitvale Station is Sadly Fruitless.

 

Our guest:

Thandisizwe Chimurenga is an award-winning, freelance journalist based in Los Angeles, CA. She has been a writer and creator or co-creator of media (newspapers, cable tv, radio) for over 20 years, and her community activism has ranged from electoral organizing; anti-police terror work; freedom for political prisoners and prisoners of war; to organizing against violence against women. “No Doubt: The Murder(s) of Oscar Grant, released in February, 2014, is her first book.

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