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George Floyd - "Looting By Any Other Name!"

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Kelly Mikel Williams

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Our panel discussion with Law Professor Sharon Kyle, editor of LA Progressive, Minneapolis Ward 4 City Councilmember Phillipe Cunningham, Dr. Wilmer Leon, III, host of "Inside the Issues w/Wilmer Leon" & NYPD Ret. Detective Marq Claxton discusses the George Floyd murder, and "Looting By Any Other Name" 

Americans are gathering in major cities across America expressing their frustration anger & ultimate disgust for legalized murder by law enforcement. The continued police brutality that seems to frequently expose itself against Black & Brown people is more violent than any upon a suspected white offender. Reports of protests have targeted African-Americans as the destroyers of their community & purveyor of looting & arson. The news media have continued to label African-Americans looters & antagonists. Looting as define is exactly what our constitution, state & federal laws have been doing to Black Americans for over 200yrs. Looting: is goods usually of considerable value, something held to resemble goods of value, something appropriated illegally often by force or violence, to plunder, to seize & carry away by force, illicit gains by public officials. Law enforcement state & federal governments have been looting Black lives since we were brought here in 1619. Our value our goods (hard labor) has been plundered & seized for illicit gains by public officials. Last week our topic was Black Value, how apropos is it that show proceeded this one. My guest’s Law Professor Sharon Kyle, Minneapolis Ward 4 City Councilmember Phillipe Cunningham, Dr. Wilmer Leon, III & NYPD Det. Marq Claxton