Published on BPR on 9/20/19

“In the conversations surrounding the beating of a black man by a former Asheville police officer — a critical voice has been missing. The victim himself.

That was until just a few weeks ago, when Johnnie Rush appeared on an online talk show. He detailed the night ex officer Chris Hickman beat him up after walking across the street.

BPR’s Cass Herrington sat down with Aisha Adams, the executive producer and co-host of that program, the Asheville View to hear her takeaways.”

Listen to Aisha’s takeaways and see the full article on Blue Ridge Public Radio.