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Breonna Taylor: Officer charged, but not for killing her; movement for justice continues. Plus: the CRISIS Act would create community mental health system in CA, alternative to police, but will Gov Newsom sign it?

Breonna Taylor at a graduation ceremony in Louisville, KY (Photo: Wikipedia)

0:08 – Breonna Taylor: Officer charged … but not for killing her

John Burris is a civil rights attorney, and represents many families of victims of police killings in the Bay Area.

0:34 – The Kao SaeLee story and how CA prisons are still collaborating with ICE, despite “sanctuary” status

Sam Levin (@SamTLevin) is the Los Angeles correspondent with the Guardian. His latest investigation is He fought wildfires while imprisoned. California reported him to Ice for deportation on Kao SaeLee, who after 22 years in a CA prison and fighting CA wildfires, has been sent to ICE detention to be deported back to Laos, a country his family fled as refugees when he was 2 years old. 

1:08 – The CRISIS Act and community-based alternatives to policing

Sydney Kamlager (@AsmKamlagerDove) is an assembly member representing the 54th District (Los Angeles) in the California legislature, and author of the CRISIS Act.

1:34 – Why is Lyft and Uber bankrolling the opposition against Oakland City Council Rebecca Kaplan’s re-election campaign? Behind the new Oakland Task Force created to defund OPD

Darwin BondGraham (@DarwinBondGraha) is the news editor at the Oaklandside.

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