40 min

Black Lives: Two Pandemics Telescope

    • Documentary

Two activists share their journeys of leading anti-racism protests in response to the killing of George Floyd. KC Short -- an Army veteran based near San Diego -- quickly learned the ins and outs of organizing protests. Melina Abdullah, a longtime organizer and the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, juggles her efforts to defund the LAPD with the overwhelming response to thousands of people joining the protests she’s leading.

Executive Producer: Jonathan Hirsch
Guest Host & Managing Producer: John Asante
Producers: Carla Green & Joanna Clay
Editors: Catherine Saint Louis, Vikram Patel, Jonathan Hirsch
Engineer: Scott Somerville
Music by Matt McGinley & Blue Dot Sessions

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Two activists share their journeys of leading anti-racism protests in response to the killing of George Floyd. KC Short -- an Army veteran based near San Diego -- quickly learned the ins and outs of organizing protests. Melina Abdullah, a longtime organizer and the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, juggles her efforts to defund the LAPD with the overwhelming response to thousands of people joining the protests she’s leading.

Executive Producer: Jonathan Hirsch
Guest Host & Managing Producer: John Asante
Producers: Carla Green & Joanna Clay
Editors: Catherine Saint Louis, Vikram Patel, Jonathan Hirsch
Engineer: Scott Somerville
Music by Matt McGinley & Blue Dot Sessions

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @neonhummedia. We want to stay connected with you during this unprecedented time in our history, so please don’t be shy. Share your stories with us. Our DMs are open. Email us your story. We’re also interested in hearing what life in isolation sounds like to you. We welcome your voice memo recordings. You can email them to pitches@neonhum.com. Also, you can join our Facebook group by searching for Telescope.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 min

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