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Michael A. Wood Jr on CTB Podcast

On Aug 17, Michael A. Wood Jr made an appearance on Baltimore’s  CTB Podcast for a lengthy discussion on Baltimore politics & the Police issues that Michael first revealed on Twitter a few months ago…

Former BCPD officer turned Twitterebrity Michael Wood Jr. joins the show to tackle Baltimore’s latest issues with police misconduct, getting money out of politics and an end to America’s wholly failed War on Drugs™. We also played Would You Rather!

 

 

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TYT: Final Judgments in Police Issues

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Live Panel on WUSA9 – Race: An Honest Conversation

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First Edition with Sean Yoes

On August 8th, Sean Yoes (WEAA 88.9FM) spoke with AfroNews journalist Roberto Alejandro, about the interview that Roberto conducted with Michael Wood. Comes in about halfway through.

Hearing of the broadcast, Michael called in to participate.

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A Tour Through Baltimore with a Former Cop

Source: Slate

Michael A Wood Jr, takes Aaron Wolfe (writer, filmmaker at Slate) through an eye-opening tour of the Baltimore streets that he used to patrol and explains the issues that he sees…

That’s why the recent emergence of Michael Wood Jr., a retired Baltimore cop, as a critic of law enforcement culture landed with impact: His voice was the relatively rare one that spoke with the knowledge of an insider but the unforgiving skepticism of an outsider.

In this video, you’ll meet Wood while he drives the streets of the city where he served as a police officer for 11 years, and hear him lay out his conception of what’s going wrong in the world of policing and how it could be made right.

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An Ex-Baltimore Police Officer Discusses Racism, Police Brutality, And Why We Desperately Need Police Reform

source: ThoughtCatalog

On August 5, 2015, Michael A. Wood Jr, sat down for an interview w/ Kovie Biakolo of ThoughtCatalog.com

Michael A. Wood Jr. is an ex-Baltimore police officer who became well-known throughout the country for speaking out against police brutality in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, and the subsequent protests that ensued in Baltimore earlier this year. In the following dialogue, he discusses his thoughts and positions on institutional racism, policing, and the need for police reform.

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