Stateside: WSU police chief on protests; the Muslim American experience; art’s role in tough times

Jun 1, 2020
Originally published on June 2, 2020 6:44 am

Today on Stateside, what the Wayne State University police chief says needs to happen to regain public trust as the nation erupts in protest over the killing of George Floyd. Plus, a theater director speaks about the role of art in articulating black pain amid civil unrest. 

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Wayne State Police Chief on what it will take to win back public trust, retraining for de-escalation

  • Anthony Holt is the chief of police for the Wayne State University Police Department.

New book from MSU political scientist takes data-driven look at Muslim American experiences

  • Nazita Lajevardi is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University, and the author of the book Outsiders at Home. 

Director of black-owned theater company in Detroit talks about art’s role in troubled times 

  • Gary Anderson is the artistic director for Detroit’s Plowshares Theatre Company.
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