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Newark Today: "The Press The Police and The Public," presented with The New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

This Thursday October 21st at 8pm join us for a special edition of Newark Today in collaboration with The New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists for their Special series titled The Press The Police and The Public. Host Michael Hill will be joined by Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara and NJ Advance Media reporter Rebecca Panico to tackle issues around the intersection of the three with a focus on the push to change state law to allow for the creation of CCRB’s in communities across New Jersey as calls to #defundthepolice continue across the country.

This will be Newark Today's first in-person program in more than a year.

We will also be joined by special invited guests as we broadcast from The New Jersey Historical Society.

You can hear the live show October 21st at 8pm on WBGO and online at wbgo.org. The one-hour program will also streaming live on the Newark Today Facebook page.