Resistance Radio - Juvenile Justice and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

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This week on #ResistanceRadio, the guys are both out of town. MarkAlain is off on a European adventure and Kenny is catching some sun in Tulum, Mexico. Before we left, we pre-recorded this episode with Aaron Clark-Rizzo from the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights. Aaron joined us for the hour to talk about the current state of juvenile justice in New Orleans, the policing alternatives for youth ordinance passed by our City Council and the effects it could have on the school-to-prison pipeline. Next week, we’ll be back live in the studio to interview Justin Dewitt D-Baton Rouge, who is challenging Republican incumbent Garret Graves for his LA-6 congressional seat.

Originally broadcast 9/3/2018.

Resistance Radio - Gordon Plaza Part II: But Here We Are Still Fighting

In a follow up to the episode we did a few weeks ago, Kenny and MarkAlain head out to Gordon Plaza to see the neighborhood for themselves. We were honored to be invited into the homes of Ms. Shannon Rainey and Mr. Samuel Egana, long-time Gordon residents who have been leading the fight for relocation off of land that has been killing residents for decades now. Ms. Rainey and Mr. Egana take us on a tour of the neighborhood and tell us their stories of how they ended up in Gordon Plaza, broken promises and being ignored by all of those with the power to help them. Tune in for this incredibly important story about an unbelievable injustice and tragedy happening in our own backyard in New Orleans.

Originally aired 8/27/2018.