As the nation continues to protest and drive conversation about police brutality and racial justice, we've been speaking to local activists, academics, and politicians to find some perspective.
Today we spoke with Akili, one of the lead organizers for Black Lives Matters Los Angeles. We discussed what this moment means for the country, and we also discussed L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's proposed budget changes to the LAPD.
You can listen below to his full interview:
Below are some more local figures we've interviewed this week:
Pastor Michael Barrett on Protesting and How Change Can Begin