Kim Potter’s crying in court is more than an expression of remorse; it’s part of a history of white women weaponizing their tears against people of color. Tiffany Bui reports.
Author: Tiffany Bui
Potter Trial Continues, Chauvin Pleads Guilty in Two Cases
Police use of force expert Seth Stoughton testified that even Potter’s use of a taser on Daunte Wright would have been unreasonable. Wright’s father also took the stand. Tiffany Bui reports
Potter Trial Continues; Minnesotans Want More Education on Native Americans
Thursday marked the second day of the trial of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter. And according to a recent survey, a majority of Minnesotans support more lessons on Native American studies for K-12 students. Tiffany Bui reports
Historic St. Paul Theater Finds New Life Serving Community
The Victoria Theater Arts Center’s mission includes working against gentrification and police brutality. Tiffany Bui reports.
24 Years After Son was Killed by Police, Mother Gets His Belongings
Demetrius Hill was killed by St. Paul police officer Gerald Vick in 1997 for suspected robbery. 24 years later Marilyn Hill is still working to prove his innocence. Tiffany Bui reports.
New Book “We Are Meant to Rise” Amplifies Diverse Local Literary Voices
We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World features numerous local writers bearing witness to the tragedies and changes of the previous year. Tiffany Bui reports.
As COVID-19 Cases Spike in Minnesota, Racial Disparities in Infection Rates Persist
Medical experts point to a variety of reasons for these disparities, including poorer health as a result of structural racism and a hesitancy to get vaccinated. Tiffany Bui reports.
New Hotline Hopes to Divert Calls from the Police
Relationships Evolving Possibilities (REP) is an abolitionist group that runs a crisis hotline which responds to non-violent emergencies such as neighbor complaints or welfare checks. Tiffany Bui reports.
Names of Jurors in Chauvin Trial to be Made Public
The jury remained anonymous during court proceedings to protect their safety and ability to be impartial. However, Judge Peter Cahill has now declared that all 14 of the jurors’ identities will be made public. Tiffany Bui reports
Indigenous Activists Take Line 3 Fight to the United Nations
The U.N. has demanded the U.S. respond to allegations of Indigenous rights violations related to the pipeline construction. Tiffany Bui reports.