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Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing MPR Interview

2/26/2020 4:47:37 PM

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The death of George Floyd, a black man killed while being forcefully detained by a Minneapolis Police officer, has sparked peaceful demonstrations and destructive riots between protesters and police in the Twin Cities and across the country.

Angela Davis, host of MPR News with Angela Davis, moderated a live-stream virtual conversation about the most recent high-profile incident to become an example of historic racial injustice. The Council's Exec. Director, Justin Terrell took part in this powerful discussion, along with Reemaa Menakem, LICSW a cultural trauma expert and Brittany Lewis, the Founder and CEO of Research in Action. You can view this interview by clicking here.


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