Police Reform with Captain Hunter

Join me in a conversation about Police Reform with author and retired police Captain Lawrence Hunter.

Police Reform with Captain Hunter at home in my head

Suicide Discussion: 1:05 to 1:08:18 Associated Links: Blog link: https://harrisees.wordpress.com/2021/04/18/police-reform-with-captain-hunter/ Youtube (where this content is replicated): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoS6H2R1Or4MtabrkofdOMw Twitter: https://twitter.com/TracieHarris Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tharris1773/ Paypal: http://paypal.me/athomeinmyhead Helpful Resources: Captain Hunter’s Podcast: https://captainhunter.podbean.com/?fbclid=IwAR0RW16dvwW_DFGdHcqxPgZxiAXws8eps2mf1dKBj3dbiuDbhjW2ePpGO54 LMH Consulting Services: https://hunterpolicetraining.com/?fbclid=IwAR0vymnfrBgjFBKEck3X9oM0BN9eTiKocnJYmXSTI7X_kCIV1547PQopNzU “Peelian Principles”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peelian_principles History of policing from slave patrols: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/crsj/publications/human_rights_magazine_home/civil-rights-reimagining-policing/how-you-start-is-how-you-finish/ White Supremacy in law enforcement: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/fbi-white-supremacists-in-law-enforcement More aggressive policing in black communities: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/how-racial-segregation-and-policing-intersect-america Rayshard Brooks: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_of_Rayshard_Brooks Daniel Prude: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_of_Daniel_Prude Trayvon Martin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trayvon_Martin Park Cannon, charges dropped: https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2021/04/07/criminal-charges-dropped-civil-case-being-considered-for-lawmaker-arrested-by-georgia-capitol-police/?slreturn=20210318161432 Music Credits: “Wishful Thinking” – Dan Lebowitz: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOg3zLw7St5V4N7O8HSoQRA "God Fury" – Anno Domini Beats: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6f69g5rtNFhix–ZY8yAFw — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tracie-harris/support
  1. Police Reform with Captain Hunter
  2. Path of the Hurricane
  3. Jonathan Existing
  4. Joseph: The Message in the Music
  5. LaTonya's Political Journey

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Path of the Hurricane

Join me in a conversation about the US Southern Border and immigration, with writer and activist Annie Hartnett, and Marianna Treviño-Wright, Executive Director of the National Butterfly Center.

Police Reform with Captain Hunter at home in my head

Suicide Discussion: 1:05 to 1:08:18 Associated Links: Blog link: https://harrisees.wordpress.com/2021/04/18/police-reform-with-captain-hunter/ Youtube (where this content is replicated): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoS6H2R1Or4MtabrkofdOMw Twitter: https://twitter.com/TracieHarris Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tharris1773/ Paypal: http://paypal.me/athomeinmyhead Helpful Resources: Captain Hunter’s Podcast: https://captainhunter.podbean.com/?fbclid=IwAR0RW16dvwW_DFGdHcqxPgZxiAXws8eps2mf1dKBj3dbiuDbhjW2ePpGO54 LMH Consulting Services: https://hunterpolicetraining.com/?fbclid=IwAR0vymnfrBgjFBKEck3X9oM0BN9eTiKocnJYmXSTI7X_kCIV1547PQopNzU “Peelian Principles”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peelian_principles History of policing from slave patrols: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/crsj/publications/human_rights_magazine_home/civil-rights-reimagining-policing/how-you-start-is-how-you-finish/ White Supremacy in law enforcement: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/fbi-white-supremacists-in-law-enforcement More aggressive policing in black communities: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/how-racial-segregation-and-policing-intersect-america Rayshard Brooks: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_of_Rayshard_Brooks Daniel Prude: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_of_Daniel_Prude Trayvon Martin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trayvon_Martin Park Cannon, charges dropped: https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2021/04/07/criminal-charges-dropped-civil-case-being-considered-for-lawmaker-arrested-by-georgia-capitol-police/?slreturn=20210318161432 Music Credits: “Wishful Thinking” – Dan Lebowitz: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOg3zLw7St5V4N7O8HSoQRA "God Fury" – Anno Domini Beats: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6f69g5rtNFhix–ZY8yAFw — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tracie-harris/support
  1. Police Reform with Captain Hunter
  2. Path of the Hurricane
  3. Jonathan Existing
  4. Joseph: The Message in the Music
  5. LaTonya's Political Journey
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Jonathan Existing

Join me in a conversation with Jonathan as we talk about his ordinary existence in a context where many still find his existence extraordinary.

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Joseph: The Message in the Music

CW: Suicide discussion – 58:40 to 01:18

Join me in a conversation with Joseph as he talks about his music and experience growing up biracial in Quebec, Canada.

Audio podcast version also available on Anchor and other platforms.

Joseph’s music used with permission:

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LaTonya’s Political Journey

When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision—then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Audre Lorde

Join me in a conversation with LaTonya as she talks about her political journey, leading her down a path with an ending that represents a potential new beginning.

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What Georgia Told Us About Voter Restrictions

This week’s podcast episode is up.

In summary: After promoting long and hard that their elections were completely secure and their results accurate, Georgia immediately focused on imposing voter restrictions after Democrats were elected by the state at the top of their ticket. In the debate about the reasons for voter restrictions–disenfranchisement versus voter fraud concerns–this move seems relevant.

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Christian Candy Canes & Other Holiday Tales

“In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it ‘Christmas’ and went to church; the Jews called it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look out for the wall!”

― Dave Barry

A Little Background

A Facebook friend shared out an image on my feed, of a candy cane that someone had “Christianed” up a bit for the holidays. When you do a google search for the origins of candy canes, you get a hodge podge of stories, but very little in the way of fact.

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Holiday Cheer: A Charity Stream-a-Thon to Benefit Foundation Beyond Belief

Saturday, 12-December-2020, 7 PM ET.

Foundation Beyond Belief is an organization that vets and supports secular charity efforts, but anyone is welcome to participate–people of any faith or no faith.

I was asked to participate, and submitted selected readings from Charles Dickens’, “A Christmas Carol”–to present a message of charitable giving for the holiday season. I hope you can tune in for some of it, and enjoy the event, and maybe show your support with a donation if you are able. If you aren’t able, then by all means, feel free to share it far and wide and encourage others to do so. Thank you in advance for your contributions–financial or otherwise–to helping others during the holidays, and throughout the year.

COVID has made 2020 a pretty tough year, so mark your calendar and come have fun with us for Holiday Cheer! – a charity stream-a-thon. Hosted by the Atheist Community of Polk County in Florida, we’ll be featuring holiday songs, stories, poems and more from local secular activists and some recognizable faces from the broader nonreligious community and beyond. And while we’re all enjoying a cup of good cheer, we’ll be raising money for Foundation Beyond Belief. Take a look at the lineup below and make a plan to attend and donate!

From the host page at Atheist Community of Polk County: