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Video shows death of Brandon Smith, who died in the custody of the Sacramento Police Department June 6th; Plus: The risks of sexual abuse for the most vulnerable workers

7am – News headlines and analysis with Brian, Mitch and new co-host Gina Madrid! They discuss child separation at the border, “Jogger Joe” charged in Oakland for robbery but not theft for stealing homeless man’s possessions, and Mountain View names elementary school after Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio Vargas, who is also an undocumented immigrant.

7:34 – We discuss the death of Brandon Smith, an African American father of three who died in custody of the Sacramento Police Department on June 6, 2018.

Sonia Lewis (@SoniaLewis13)is one of the leaders of Black Lives Matter Sacramento chapter (@BLMSacramento) demanding justice for Brandon Smith.

Vance Chandler, a Public Information Officer with the Sacramento Police Department responds.

See the police bodycam footage here: https://kfbk.iheart.com/content/2018-06-13-sacramento-police-release-video-of-in-custody-death/

8:08 – Bernice Yeung (@bmyeung)is an investigative journalist with The Center for Investigative Reporting (@reveal). Her new book is In A Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers.

 

 

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