Episode 107 – Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey Doesn’t Care About Black People


Oct 11, 2019 - 10:45

Transcript, Web links and Credits below.   Transcript: The recent arrest of Ed Buck highlights the two very different criminal legal systems at play in Los Angeles under District Attorney Jackie Lacey. Neither of them is keeping Black people safe. Lacey, the county’s first African American District Attorney, prosecutes wealthy white people reluctantly and infrequently and prosecutes people of color excessively and incessantly.  Whether they are witnesses, victims, or defendants, DA Lacey treats non-white people as second-class citizens. Lacey has faced exactly this sort of criticism in the...

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