Will Governor Brown Sign Racial Profiling Bill? Plus: D. Watkins

watkinsThe state legislature has passed a bill requiring most police agencies to collect and report racial profiling data — we speak with with Reverend Ben McBride of PICO about what it means, and what’s next. Plus: Baltimore author D. Watkins on what it’s like living in two worlds as a black man in America.


  • Reverend Ben McBride, Director of Regional Clergy Development for PICO California
  • D. Watkins, a Baltimore-based writer and teacher, just out with his first collection of essays, which is entitled The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America. (He’s speaking at a KPFA Event on September 22.)



• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Get Woke with Rising up with Sonali at 5 am, Democracy Now at 6 am, Upfront at 7 am and Democracy Now again at 9 am      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      • Thank Berkeley restaurant Stella Nonna for their delicious contribution to the fund drive      

Share This