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Dave Chappelle Addresses Rural Ohio City Council About Policing Concerns (Video)

Posted on Mar 9, 2017

In the wake of an incident of police brutality that stunned Yellow Springs, Ohio, where Dave Chappelle lives with his family, the comedian on Monday gave an inspiring speech at a City Council meeting. The topic of discussion was a replacement for the police chief, who had resigned after mishandling what Chappelle called a “gaffe” on New Year’s Eve. That night, officers used excessive force while clearing the town’s celebrations, pinning down a young black resident. Watch Chappelle explain how, through participation in his beloved town, Yellow Springs residents can work to make their “corner of the world” outstanding—just as others across the country and world can do in their communities.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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