Episode 33

Tear Gassing The Masses

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June 18th, 2020

49 mins 13 secs

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The CumQueens discuss various instances of police brutality against protesters during the Black Lives Matter protests that have gripped the world. The local police forces around the nation are using military weapons against civilians during peaceful protests. Charlotte and Grace discuss the dangerous conditions the police have created for protestors and how white allies can show up and support the BLM movement without centering themselves.

References and Resources:

Asheville PD Destroy Medic Station
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/06/04/asheville-police-destroy-medic-area-mayor-calls-actions-senseless/3148803001/

Tear Gas
https://theconversation.com/tear-gas-and-pepper-spray-are-chemical-weapons-so-why-can-police-use-them-140364

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/06/teargas-coronavirus-george-floyd-protests

https://www.10tv.com/article/news/local/sarah-grossman-death-family-statement-investigation/530-fc49977e-31cf-424a-a5b3-caf48a658495

https://www.brooklynpaper.com/congress-looks-to-take-tear-gas-away-from-cops-after/

Saraneka Martin Shot By Police
https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/pregnant-woman-shot-with-less-lethal-round-at-austin-protest-expected-to-speak/

Thema
https://scoop.upworthy.com/pregnant-protestor-washington-powerful-message-mothers-black-men