Systemic
Systemic
Jun 9, 2021
Dismantle
Play • 35 min

This spring, the nation held its breath as Derek Chauvin, the officer charged with murdering George Floyd, went on trial. Was the officer a single bad apple, or a symptom of a broken system? Nekima Levy-Armstrong is a former law professor who gave up her career to become a full-time activist. Since then, she’s spent the better part of a decade pushing for police reform, and played a pivotal role in the movement that followed Floyd’s death. In this year when rethinking law enforcement is at the center of a global conversation, Nekima is working to hold those in power accountable for change.

Hosted and produced by Jo Erickson
Editor: Dennis Funk
Production and mixing: Rebekah Romberg
Theme music by Daniel Mescher. Additional music via Firstcom.
Executive producers: Brad Turner, Kevin Dale
Additional editorial support: Luis Antonio Perez, Rachel Estabrook, Elena Rivera
Thanks also to Kim Nguyen, Jodi Gersh, Clara Shelton, Mia Rincón, Dave Burdick, John Mossman.

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