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Episode 61: Housing, Highways and Systemic Racism

Episode 61: Housing, Highways and Systemic Racism

June 25, 2020

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.

Episode 60: The George Floyd Case

Episode 60: The George Floyd Case

June 18, 2020

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. 

Episode 59: The George Floyd Protests: The history of police brutality in the Twin Cities

Episode 59: The George Floyd Protests: The history of police brutality in the Twin Cities

June 11, 2020

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.

 
Episode 58: The George Floyd Protests: UMN Students Demand Accountability

Episode 58: The George Floyd Protests: UMN Students Demand Accountability

June 4, 2020

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.

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