What does systemic racism look like? In this episode, we look at how housing discrimination in theory and in practice in the Twin Cities contributes to the dramatic racial disparities in Minneapolis. We also look at how the development of the interstate system in the Twin Cities unfairly targeted communities of color with the help of biased federal regulations and housing practices.
How is race acknowledged in court? And what can we expect as the George Floyd case heads toward trial? In this episode, we look at the criminal justice system and talk to legal professionals to get some perspective on how police brutality is dealt with in the courts.
George Floyd’s killing triggered massive protests and renewed conversation about police brutality. Reporter Nat Jacobwith takes a look at the history and instances of police brutality by Minneapolis and St. Paul police.
As civil unrest explodes across the Twin Cities in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, UMN students take to the streets around campus to demand action and accountability from the University and city police.