KTEP - El Paso, Texas

Civil Rights

KTEP's Angela Kocherga interviews Ron Stallworth, a law enforcement veteran who worked in four states and was the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Stallworth's best-selling memoir Black Klansman about infiltrating the KKK became the basis for the film written and directed by Spike Lee. In this edition of the weekend he talks about George Floyd, police brutality and building coalitions to fight racism.

El Paso George Floyd protest at police headquarters
Angela Kocherga / KTEP News

EL PASO – Hundreds of protestors gathered in El Paso Sunday night chanting “I can’t breathe” as they marched to El Paso Police Department headquarters. 

“I want to be out here with my brothers and sisters that I go to school with and make sure that we all have a voice for later on in life,” said 21-year-old Zachary Greenhoward.