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In The Streets with Beverley Smith: Making America Safe Again? (Episode 72)

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Politicians are making all kinds of wild promises these days. People want to change America to their own vision. But what is that vision? They want to make America "safe" again. But for whom? And to what end? Currently, uarmed black people are routinely shot to death by the cops, but heavily armed Caucasians face off with police and often walk away without a scratch. Hear the story of heavily armed Bryan Brough who according to Smyrna, Georgia police, pulled a gun on the cops. You guessed it: Bryan still lives and breathes.

An uarmed black therapist Charles Kinsey was shot by a police officer who, according to the police dept, was aiming for Kinsey's autistic patient. When Kinsey asked why they shot him, they replied, "I don't know."

In Jonesboro, AK, Chavis Carter was handcuffed in the back seat of a police car. Although his hands were cuffed behind his back, police insist that somehow he got hold of a gun and shot himself in his head. It's been ruled a "suicide".

A Florida judge is under investigation after telling blacks to "take a ship back to Africa". But we are supposed to believe that he is a air and impartial judge.

Although all parties agree regarding reforms, the NY Council will not vote officially on the police reform bill know as the Right To Know Act. Without the vote, the proposed changes will not have the force of law behind them.

Cincinnati PD is up in arms about a Facebook post made by one of their officers. Officer Freddie Vincent warned that white officers are just "looking for a reason to kill a black man."

Sandra Bland's lawyer say that a former guard admitted under oath to lying and falsifying the jail log.

Good News: Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe vows to restore voting rights to over 200,000 ex-offenders.

Tuesday, July 26, 6pm Pacific