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In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, people across the nation have been urgently calling for meaningful police reform, and better treatment of minority groups by law enforcement.
Brent talks to Harry Holzer, the LaFarge SJ Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and Nonresident Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution on the quantitative evidence surrounding racial disparities, crime, and policing. They also discuss the economic ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis, and what the path towards recovery looks like.More