POINT BLACK L to R. Rev. Darryl Gray, Adolphus Pruitt, DJ iHeartMEDIA, and BJ the DJ Holiday. AI 2023

“Kim Gardner, You Are Not Putting Enough of us in Jail”

POINT BLACK Adolphus Pruitt and Darryl Gray discuss Kim Gardner. AI 2023
POINT BLACK Adolphus Pruitt and Darryl Gray discuss Kim Gardner. AI 2023

Pruitt, “The Missouri Chamber of Commerce came out with a statewide public safety report with strategies to reduce crime and increase our economic competitiveness,” strategies which support more policing and increasing prosecutorial consistency and transparency. 

Pruitt, “What is consistency when it comes to a prosecutor when cases are individual and the circumstance of each case are individual?” more on YouTube

Gray, “Kim you are not putting enough of us in jail.”

POINT BLACK radio show and pod cast with Adolphus Pruitt and Rev. Darryl Gray discussing Kim Gardner. AI 2023

Kim Gardner was the main topic on the new POINT BLACK radio show and pod cast with Adolphus Pruitt and Rev. Darryl Gray. As the first African American woman to hold the position, Gardner has faced criticism and opposition from various groups, including some members of the St. Louis legal community and law enforcement.

In 2020, former Circuit Attorney, Jennifer Joyce, said, “There are other reasons a qualified black attorney might stay away from the circuit attorney’s office. Public criticism can be especially harsh for black prosecutors.”

Gray mentioned that Gardner has dealt with the exodus of prosecutors, the attack from the Police Officers Association and the friction between judges appointed by a republican governor. more on YouTube