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Critical Race Theory

Jody Armour of the USC Gould School was featured by Spectrum News 1 on the debate over critical race theory. “Critical race theory means a lot of things to a lot of people now. It’s kind of a catchphrase that is contested as part of a political contest between vying Read more…

Juneteenth Federal Holiday

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the successful vote to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. “The concern is that this may be just hollow symbolism, and we should not settle for mere symbolism at the expense of substantive change.” Jody Armour Tweet Read more…

“rising up” docuseries

Jody Armour highlighted as part of the ongoing “Rising Up” docuseries on Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV. From local politicians to civil rights leaders, social justice activists, police officers, and the journalists who covered 2020’s social justice movement, find out who’s who in the Rising Up documentary. Meet those Read more…

Appeal of Derek Chauvin

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the likelihood of a successful appeal in the Derek Chauvin trial. “He may have a case. Cases like this really test what it means to us as a nation when we say, ‘Everyone is presumed innocent Read more…

Derek Chauvin verdict

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the aftermath of the Derek Chauvin verdict. He was also quoted in The Washington Post and interviewed on NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV, Spectrum News 1, LAist, KCRW-FM, KPCC-FM and The Nation. “Do we see [the verdict] Read more…

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Derek Chauvin trial update

Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School as he provides legal updates on the Derek Chauvin murder trial. “We are continuing to see the prosecution present to the jury experts. Experts from law enforcement, very often, who said what Derek Chauvin did was Read more…

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