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Ben Jealous rips Hogan, proposes reforms for police

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Ben Jealous, the former national president of the NAACP, says Gov. Larry Hogan holds Baltimore in contempt and has done too little to help the city through its crisis in crime and police misconduct. On Wednesday, Jealous, seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Hogan's bid for re-election, proposed a set of reforms for Baltimore police and police across Maryland, including the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate allegations of misconduct.

This is another in a series of interviews with candidates for office in 2018. To listen to earlier conversations with gubernatorial candidates, visit this Roughly Speaking archives page.

Also today: Book critic Paula Gallagher returns to the lineup, recommending a novel, "The Driest Season," by Meghan Kenny, a former Tickner Writing Fellow at the Gilman School in Baltimore.

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