Flashpoint 8/30/20: Detroit police chief discusses protests that have shaken up city this summer

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Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

DETROIT – With the shooting of Jacob Blake racial tensions are crackling like a wildfire.

Back at home, Detroit Police Chief James Craig James Craig tells protesters there will be no Seattle in Detroit.

Craig along with columnist Eugene Robinson made appearances on Flashpoint Sunday to discuss the protests against police brutality that have shaken up Detroit and cities across the country.

Gerry Anderson, DTE Executive Chairman also made an appearance on the show to discuss a campaign called Rona 4 Real. The campaign is aimed at those between the ages of 18 to 29 who might not be coming down with COVID-19, but seem to be considerable carriers of the virus.

Segment One

Detroit Police Chief James Craig

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Two

Columnist Eugene Robinson

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Three

Gerry Anderson, DTE Executive Chairman

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 episode of Flashpoint


About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.