SC Lede: Searching For Equality 5 Years After Mother Emanuel

Jun 18, 2020

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announces his police reform bill on June 17, 2020. The bill would use financial incentives for stop police departments to stop using chokeholds, report use of force and a no-knock warrant. There would also be grants available for body cam compliance and training. Lynching would also become a federal crime in the bill among other provisions.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 18, 2020, we reflect on the Mother Emanuel AME massacre in Charleston five years later. We also examine the police reform bill proposed by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and other GOP lawmakers, look at the latest COVID-19 numbers in the hotspot of Greenville, and more.

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