Black Lives Matter Co-Founder; Black Police Officers

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People in dozens of cities have defied curfews and threats of a military crackdown from President Trump this week to protest police brutality. Patrisse Cullors, one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, joins us to discuss those demonstrations. And, nationwide protests against police brutality are presenting a particular challenge for black law enforcement officers, who make up a declining percentage of many departments throughout the country. Charles P. Wilson, national chairman of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers, talks with us. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's June 3, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on June 3, 2020.


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