Executive Director of ACLU in Virginia, Claire Gastanaga provides insight on a host of controversial issues facing Virginia including same-sex marriage, religious freedom, and in-state tuition for the children of immigrants.
The Rutherford Institute’s John Whitehead considers today’s breaking news: no charges will be filed against the police officer who choked Eric Garner to death. He also considers the UVA story about rape on campus.
UVA Historian Aniko Bodroghkozy explores the iconography of images we saw in the media’s covarge of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri in the context of the abolitionist movement in the 19th century and the Civil Rights Movement in the 20th. We’ve been here before.
August 24, 2014 guests include Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Long reflecting on the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and the militarization of law enforcement; sculptor Melvin Edwards talks about his work on a monument to the lost community of Vinegar Hill in Charlottesville.