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Broderick Bagert, Together Baton Rouge (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-02-06

Duration: 00:28:23

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Together Baton Rouge | Crime | Drugs | Drug possession | Baton Rouge Police Department


  • Bagert, Broderick Speaker


A speech by Broderick Bagert before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 6, 2017. Bagert is the lead organizer for Together Baton Rouge. He discusses the findings of their study comparing drug use statistics in Baton Rouge versus the drug possession enforcement rates of the Baton Rouge Police Department, which show that black people in poor neighborhoods are more likely to be arrested on drug charges. He also answers questions from the audience.