RT America News - March 23, 2018

Mark Eisner on his new book in the era of the new resistance

Author Mark Eisner sits down with RT America’s Anya Parampil to discuss his new book, ‘Neruda: The Poet’s Calling’ and how Pablo Neruda used poetry as a poignant tool against tyranny.

Sacramento: Unarmed father fatally shot 20 times in backyard

In Sacramento, California, protests continue after the release of bodycam video showing police fatally shooting an unarmed black man 20 times in his grandparents' backyard. Police say they mistook the 22-year-old Stephon Clark's smartphone for a weapon and shot him.

 

Racism led to the shooting death of Stephon Clark – civil rights activist

Fear, inexperience and lack of training have all been cited as excuses to why shootings like this are permissible by police departments across the country. RT America’s Anya Parampil speaks with civil rights activist Perry Redd about the concerted effort from the right to divert attention from law enforcement reform.