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BLM Springfield Responds To Police Beating

Rachel Otwell
NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS
Khoran Readus (L) & Sunshine Clemons

Last month, a Springfield police officer named Samuel Rosario beat a resident of east Springfield. It was captured by a body camera. Rosario is facing charges and is on unpaid leave. 

We spoke with co-founders of Black Lives Matter Springfield, Khoran Readus and Sunshine Clemons, to hear their take on the incident, and to find out more about what the group is up to:

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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