Don talks with Susu Jeffrey (Twin Cities Daily Planet) about the early roots of racism in the state of Minnesota – even before it was a state.
Sam speaks with Noah McCourt and Michele Gross, co-founder of Communities United Against Police Brutality will be with us to talk about this topic concerning people with disabilities, laws on body cams and more.
This program was originally aired Thursday, December 19th, 2019.
Dr. SooJin Pate is an educator, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) practitioner, and writer dedicated to centering the lives and experiences of historically marginalized communities. As a former professor, she has taught courses on U.S. history and culture through the lens of race, class, gender, and sexuality at various colleges and universities in the Twin Cities area. As a DEI professional, she helps companies and organizations embed equity into their systems and processes. And as a self-care practitioner, SooJin has led workshops on how to take care of yourself when taking care of others. She is the author of From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption (University of Minnesota Press, 2014) and is currently working on a memoir and two picture books.
Alfred Walking Bull and Melissa Olson welcome Anthony Stately, Ph.D. (Ojibwe / Oneida) & CEO of Native American Community Clinic, Kari Rabie, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Native American Community Clinic, and Angela Erdrich, MD (Ojibwe) Pediatrician with the Indian Health Board of Minneapolis to discuss how two Native American clinics are responded to the needs of Minneapolis’s urban Native American communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All My Relations Arts & KFAI host an artist panel – Art, Impact, and Isolation – moderated by All My Relations Director Angela Two Stars with artists Chholing Taha, and Hillary Kempenich.
Includes VETERANS FOR PEACE. PLUS: “Catalyst” co-host RICO MORALES’ feature on the Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery in south Minneapolis–older than the state of MN.
Youthprise’s Marcus Pope and Lynnea Atlas-Ingerbretson join JSE The Navigator to discuss how their organization is helping youth during the pandemic via food distribution, providing laptop computers and other services. Tune in as they discuss the unique challenges some youth are facing as they adapt to a “new norm” of distance learning programming.