CT at the DNC, racial profiling in Darien, more

This week we discuss Connecticut’s presence at the Democratic National Convention, a debate on racial profiling in Darien, Pokemon Go safety in Ridgefield and more. Watch this week’s show below:

This week, we play Gov. Dannel Malloy’s speech on at the DNC and Josh provides his own analysis.

Videos of a Darien police stop have garnered more than 50,000 views following accusations of racial profiling by Darien officers. Bridgeport resident Matthew McGee, a black man, posted three videos to Youtube on July 17 showing Darien police following and stopping him as he rode his bicycle along Searles Road.

A panel was convened by U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-4th) to explore race relations amid tension across the country, and in Darien after a viral video of police questioning a black bicyclist. The panel considered three questions.

“We are in here in Darien because

We share a video from Prospector Theater and the Ridgefield Police Department, taking a humorous look at Pokémon Go safety this summer.

On This week’s Talking Transportation, Jim Cameron talks sound barriers.

Finally, Cartoonist Doug Smith shares his favorite editorial summer cartoons.

CT Pulse is hosted by Kate Czaplinski and Josh Fisher, both former Connecticut newspaper editors. Josh is HAN’s executive producer and Kate is news director. Watch it live, Wednesday’s at 12:30.

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