first_imgIn the wake of more police shootings of black men, the attacks in Dallas, and subsequent protests nationwide, including in Alaska, the time is ripe to have an open conversation about race and law enforcement in Alaska. Though we’ll be talking specifically about the Black Lives Matter movement, you can’t talk about these topics without touching on the disproportionate number of Alaska Native men who are incarcerated and why that happens.People way signs in midtown Anchorage in support of Black Lives Matter. (Hillman/Alaska Public Media)Download AudioHOST: Anne HillmanGUESTS:Lt. Denise Rollins – Anchorage Police Dept. Community policing unitJasmin Smith – community activist and member of Black Lives MatterState Trooper – Colonel James CockrellStatewide callersParticipate:Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img read more