Resistance Radio NOLA 1-21-2019


This edition of “Movement Monday” on RR NOLA features the Honorable Calvin Johnson, the first African-American elected to the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, who later became the first African-American chief judge of the court and was instrumental in reforming CDC, including establishing the first Mental Health Treatment Court. We talked with Judge Johnson about his experiences growing up in the Jim Crow south, what inspired him to practice law, the progress that has been made and how far we still have to go.Tune in for this installment of Movement Mondays, live from Ace Hotel New Orleans!

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