Tyisha Miller: Say her name, She lives through us

Topic: Tyisha Miller, Riverside CA, Police Accountability,
Segment: D Report
Participants: Deborah Wong, Michael  Dunn,  Chani Beeman, Linda Dunn, Terrance Stewart
Broadcast Air Date: 12/14/18
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.
Discussion Topics:
– How did the Riverside Coalition for Police Reform come together?
– What happened on December 28, 1998 that resulted in Tyisha Miller being shot to death by four Riverside Police officers?
-What is the history of Riverside in terms of police shooting of Black and Brown committees?
– What is American society?
– How do we place a light on systemic racism within police departments?
– How did Rene Rodriguez step up to speak up against his own fellow police officers? http://articles.latimes.com/1999/sep/02/news/mn-5945
– How did the killing of Tyisha Miller shake Riverside community members out of their comfort zones?
– Why did the police union oppose the efforts to place a citizen’s review commission to investigate the shooting of Tyisha Miller?
– Why did the Riverside police department  have a policy of disregarding complaints?
– When did Riverside have a reputation of having a police department full of “cowboys?”
– What story of  riverside and policing does the scrap book present?
– How did our experiences of racial profiling affect us growing up?
–  We could have known Tyisha miller?
– How do we support Tyisha Miller in getting home to be with the ancestors?
– What stories do we tell about what happened to Tyisha Miller?
– Why did people for Los Angeles go the club Metro?
– How do we give Tyisha Miller a holistic place of remembrance that is more complete  and separate  from the moment of her death by shooting on December 28, 1998?
– Who was Tyisha Miller?
– Why did the police state that Tyisha Miller shot first?
– Tyisha Miller was shot by the police 6 ½ minutes after the police arrived at the scene.
– What did officer Rene Rodriguez see and hear the police say after the shooting of Tyisha Miller?
– What is the average number of people killed each year by the Riverside police?
– Since 1998, approximately 35 people have been killed by the Riverside Police.
– What is the difference between racism that exists in people’s hearts and minds and the structural racism that exists in institutions?
-What is the context of law enforcement in relation the history of policing in recapturing people for the return to enslavement?
-AB 953: The Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015
-Riverside has a legacy of 20 years of police accountability efforts because of Tyisha Miller?
– Say her name, because she lives through us.
Reflections on Dreamscape, written and directed by Rickerby Hinds
– Film My Name is Myeisha , Written by Rickerby Hinds and Gus Krieger. Directed by Gus Krieger http://www.mynameismyeisha.com/

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