Adia WhiteSenior News Editor
Adia White is a broadcast journalist and producer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her work has appeared on WNYC, This American Life, Capital Public Radio and other local and national programs. She started at North State Public Radio as a freelance reporter in 2017 before leaving for a stint at Northern California Public Media in Santa Rosa.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a new National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin on May 14 in response to what it called ‘a heightened threat environment across the United States.’ The bulletin cited an increase in calls for violence against public officials and those with different ideologies.
A task force with California State University, Chico released their recommendations Monday on how to improve policies and practices at the University Police Department. Robert Morton, co-chair of the Presidential Task Force on Policing and the university’s Title IX investigator, said the task force convened in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.
‘What Else Do They Expect Us To Do?’: Unhoused Chicoans On Homelessness, Encampment Sweeps, LawsuitsUnhoused residents living at the Comanche Creek Greenway are still awaiting a judge’s decision on how long they will be able to remain there. Six unhoused plaintiffs sued the city on April 8 over its policies of sweeping homeless encampments. The lawsuit claims that there are no other appropriate options for shelter in Chico and the city is criminalizing homelessness.
Q&A: Lesa Johnson, Chico State Assistant Professor and Sociology Ph.D, Speaks On Significance Of Derek Chauvin VerdictFormer Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts in the death of George Floyd Tuesday. People across the country and in the North State watched the trial closely, including Chico State Assistant Professor Lesa Johnson. Johnson holds her doctorate in sociology and specializes in social psychology, race and ethnicity, and social inequality.