A soundtrack for US police reform

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Chicago community organizer and artist Rami Nashashibi started writing the song “Mama Please” as a tribute to the memory of George Floyd. Over time, and with the help of musicians Drea d’Nur and Jecorey Arthur it evolved into a song about injustice in the US and abroad. And it’s dedicated to a former New York State police officer who was fired when she intervened to stop another officer’s chokehold. We talked to the artists, and former officer Cariol Horne, for a look into their work to fight for justice.

In this episode:

Singer and music producer, Drea d’Nur (@drea_dnur); artist and executive director of Inner-City Muslim Action Network, Rami Nashashibi (@RamiNashashibi), and former police officer and current activist, Cariol Horne (@cariolslaw).

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