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Berkeley Police Reflect on Dec 2014 Protests and Steven Kent awarded “Artist of the Month”

steven_kentThe Berkeley Police Department released a report this week reviewing its response to the Berkeley protests of December 2014 during which some protesters where beaten, tear gassed and arrested. We’ll take a look at their conclusions and also get reactions from critics of the report. Later, we speak to our own Stephen Kent who was awarded “Artist of the Month” by the city of Berkeley for his unique and internationally-recognized musical compositions.

Guests: 

Andrea Pritchett, Bay Area activist and founder of the organization, Cop Watch

Stephen Kent, Multi Instrumentalist and composer and host of Music of the World, a weekly show on Pacifica Radio’s KPFA

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