YOU&FIVE-O PODCAST

How Do WE “Wear the Mask”? Part 2 - Interactions with Police

August 6, 2020
Episode 8: How Do WE “Wear the Mask”? Part 2 - Interactions with Police

In this episode, our hosts return to the discussion from episode 6 about How Do WE “Wear the Mask” and how it relates to law enforcement, based on Maya Angelou’s poem “We Wear the Mask”. They take time to discuss their personal experiences with law enforcement, including BJ’s experience with non-compliance from civilians as a police officer. They also talk about a recent video released of an incident with a Virginia State Trooper from 2019, and the two sides of that situation. Toward the end, our hosts again discuss mental health and the importance of seeking help when needed, especially during these unprecedented times, and we’ve included those links again below.

Listen to Maya Angelou’s poem “We Wear the Mask”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HLol9InMlc

Below are links to the Mental Health resources we included in Episode 4 and mentioned again here:

VA State Trooper stops Black driver: https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/virginia-troopers-conduct-in-stop-of-black-driver-on-beltway-is-under-investigation/2362938/
More info on VA State Trooper Incident: https://dailycaller.com/2020/07/17/officials-investigating-video-altercation-between-virginia-state-trooper-black-motorist-charles-hewitt/

Play this podcast on Podbean App