August 1st, 2016: Recent police shootings of Black men have sparked outrage and a national movement against police brutality. Despite women playing a dominant role in the leadership of Black Lives Matter, police violence against Black women has largely been ignored.
Are Black women leading the movement against police brutality or are they being left behind? What is being done to ensure that the fight against racial injustice is more gender inclusive?
Rachel Anspach: writer, activist, intersectional feminist, previous Senior Writer/Editor at the African-American Policy Forum, co-author of "Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women"
Dr. Marcia Chatelain: Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University. Author of South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration. Creator and host of the podcast Office Hours: A Podcast where Dr. Chatelain “talks to her students about what is most important to them--from the ups and downs of college life to popular culture to social activism.”