Some mainstream media representations of recent police brutality are continuing to create backlash among advocates for criminal justice reform. On Point reports with CSUN Africana Studies Professors Monica Turner and Aimee Glocke, screenwriter and actor Kyle S. Smith, and CSUN Black Student Union President Robert Wilson III.
There has been much discussion on whether or not athletes have the right, or the responsibility, to protest social injustice. On Point reports with CSUN Africana Studies Professor David Horne, CSUN Women's Basketball Head Coach Jason Flowers, and Reverend Jewett Walker Jr, President of 100 Black Men of Los Angeles.
Human trafficking -- a form of modern day slavery -- is an issue in the Los Angeles area, particularly in the San Fernando Valley. On Point reports with the Executive Director of Journey Out, Stephany Powell; human trafficking survivor Kanthi Salgadu; Director of Partnerships at the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking, Stephanie Molen; CSUN Professor of Urban Studies Henrik Minassians, and Senator Holly Mitchell of Los Angeles.
Today's On Point discusses marijuana and its possible legalization in the upcoming November election in California. On Point's Jackie Wawee and Thomas Gallegos report, with CSUN Economics Professor Dennis Halcoussis, Garden Secrets Medical Marijuana Dispensary owner Tommy Amady, and Campaign Program Associate for Californians for Responsible Marijuana Reform, Leslie Otanez.