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Commentary on 60 Minutes Interview of Terrence Crutcher's Killer - Part 1

4/9/2017
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In the latest from Nuance, StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro and police scientist Michael A. Wood Jr. discuss the claims made by Betty Shelby, the Tulsa, OK, police officer who killed Terence Crutcher, an unarmed Black man whose vehicle had broken down on the side of the road in 2016, in a recent interview with CBS's 60 Minutes (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/officer-betty-shelby-says-race-was-not-a-factor-in-terence-crutcher-shooting/). The episode was recorded as Michael and...

Duration:01:24:54

Ep. 21: The Problem of Fear and Rationality in Police Use of Force

4/2/2017
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In the latest episode of Nuance, police scientist Michael A. Wood Jr. discusses the limitations of notions like "fear" and "reasonable" in police use of force standards with StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro.

Duration:00:27:10

Ep. 18 - Hip-Hop, Language, and Bias

3/12/2017
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In the latest episode of Nuance, StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro and police scientist Michael A. Wood Jr. discuss the way Hip-Hop and other forms of music can challenge our biases by introducing us to alternative vocabularies. We also nominate Nas for the Nobel Prize in literature.

Duration:00:19:53

Ep. 13 - on Stupidity and How to Reform Journalism

2/5/2017
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Journalist Roberto Alejandro and Police Scientist Michael A. Wood Jr. on the stupidity of systems (using the PhD job market as an example), and how journalism might be effectively reformed in the direction of better vetting of information.

Duration:00:20:28

Ep. 11 - The Problem of Fear in Policing

1/22/2017
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In Episode 11 of Nuance, journalist Roberto Alejandro and police scientist Michael A. Wood Jr. discuss the problem of fear in policing, and how both the police and the public need to reframe their perspective on the issue.

Duration:00:27:40

Ep. 7 - The Zombie Story

12/25/2016
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About that time police scientist Michael A. Wood Jr. encountered a zombie while on duty in East Baltimore. And what this can teach us about implicit bias.

Duration:00:13:09

Nuance Ep. 2 - #VeteranStandingRock

11/23/2016
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Police scientist Mike Wood discusses #VeteranStandingRock, a campaign to enlist U.S. military veterans to stand in solidarity with Sioux Native Americans fighting the construction of an oil pipeline underneath their water supply from Dec. 4-7. To learn more, visit: https://www.gofundme.com/veterans-for-standing-rock-nodapl

Duration:00:22:24

Nuance Ep. 1 -Roberto Alejandro and Mike Wood w/ Guest Dr. Lawrence Brown - A Capella Version

11/23/2016
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On the first episode of Nuance, a new current events podcast from journalist Roberto Alejandro and police scientist Mike Wood, our hosts are joined by public health expert and activist in the movement for Black lives Dr. Lawrence Brown, for a conversation about where the fight for police reform and Black lives stands after the election of Donald J. Trump.

Duration:00:15:14

Nuance Ep. 1 - Roberto Alejandro and Mike Wood w/ guest Dr. Lawrence Brown

11/20/2016
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On the first episode of Nuance, a new current events podcast from journalist Roberto Alejandro and police scientist Mike Wood, our hosts are joined by public health expert and activist in the movement for Black lives Dr. Lawrence Brown, for a conversation about where the fight for police reform and Black lives stands after the election of Donald J. Trump. Podcast scored By NASA8

Duration:00:14:57