THE WEST BLOCK
Episode 40, Season 9
Sunday, June 7, 2020
Host: Mercedes Stephenson
Guests: Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth Bardish Chagger;
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh; and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Mercedes Stephenson: This week on The West Block: Racism, global protests.
President Donald Trump: “I am dispatching thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel and law enforcement officers.”
Jackson Proskow, Global News, Washington, DC Bureau Chief: “Here in Washington, DC, the military is now patrolling the streets. Thousands of National Guard troops have been called up, and we’ve seen an increased police presence almost everywhere.”
Mercedes Stephenson: And calls for action here at home.