MSNBC: Tara Conley Talks Baltimore Uprising

By Kat Lazo May 10, 2015

Race Forward, publisher of Colorlines, appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss social media and mainstream media coverage of the national protest movement against police violence.


Social Media Manager Tara Conley emphasizes the importance of how youth’s social media coverage of protests change the public’s perception of African American death by police from isolated incidents to being part of a broader pattern. Listen to Tara Conley at 6:26

As the panel examines public perceptions of race relations, Tara Conley highlights the importance of having meaningful discourse on race that addresses systemic issues, featuring Race Forward’s Moving The Race Conversation Forward report. Listen to Tara Conley at 2:38.

For the latest Colorlines coverage on police violence, please click here.