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Original tape date: October 19, 2011.
First aired: October 19, 2011.
On this edition of Independent Sources, we look at the troubling issue of gun violence in New York City. We discuss the schism between women of color and white women on how best to deal with the issues of rape and domestic abuse. Then we hear why some protesters in the Occupy Wall Street movement see themselves as part of the problem.
Michelle García Independent Sources
Dedric Hammond Violence Interrupter, Operation S.N.U.G. (“Guns” spelled backwards)
Robin Holmes-Myers Project Director, Operation S.N.U.G. - Harlem
Janeen Mantin Founding Board Member, Black Women’s Blueprint
Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!
Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources
Anoushka Ratnarajah Organizer, SlutWalk NYC
Iesha Sekou Executive Director, Street Corner Resources
Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources
Lavon Walker Outreach Worker Supervisor, (Save Our Streets) S.O.S. Crown Heights