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The World Calls for Change June 6 2020

June 6th, 2020 · Comments

The world calls for change in response to the most recent police killing of George Floyd.

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Justice for George Floyd: Chanel Rivers and Wanda Johnson speak out

May 30th, 2020 · Comments

Since Officer Derek Chauvin squeezed the life out of George Floyd by kneeling on his neck as one officer watched and two others kneeled onto of Floyd's people, people across the nation have been in the streets demanding accountability and change. 

Chanel Rivers is in Minneapolis and has been participating both in the protests and in the clean up of her city. She spoke about the situation in her city and offered some perspective on what narratives aren't being illuminated in mainstream media. Wanda Johnson, the mother of Oscar Grant, joined our conversation and spoke about what it's like to watch history repeat itself 11 years after her son's life was taken, and why she refuses to stop fighting or give up hope for change. 

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Building Community in Times of Crisis

March 16th, 2016 · Comments

Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Founder of #FergusonSyllabus, offered the keynote address at the 2016 Wo/men's Conference at Saint Mary's College. Listen in for some of her insight!

Tags: #blacklivesmatter · George Floyd

Black Lives Matter–A look across the nation

December 1st, 2015 · Comments

Protestors across the country continue to raise awareness about the war against persons of color as more and more stories come to light about people of color being shot by police officers. From Oakland to Chicago to Minneapolis, diverse groups of people are raising awareness about the BlackLivesMatter movement while demanding justice.

Tags: #blacklivesmatter · Minneapolis

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