Bearing Witness

With Anthony & Georgia

A weekly podcast exploring the events unfolding in this season of racial upheaval and change.

Soul-Confluence

Soul-Confluence

On this episode Anthony and Mrs. Georgia connect with filmmaker and storyteller D.A Bullock about the confluence of stories and experiences that make up the Minnesota context. They also examine how to carry the nuance of this moment to community in a media environment heavily focused on simple narratives. Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response, and the changes needed to create a more just society. Bearing Witness is produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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Soul - Coverage

Soul – Coverage

This week, independent journalists unite as we check in with KingDemetrius Pendleton and Louie Tran with Move for Justice News (https://www.m4jn.org/). They discuss the challenges and nuances of covering this movement and the increasing reliance on independent journalists from private security assaults on community to protests on the ground.

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response, and the changes needed to create a more just society.

Bearing Witness is produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Soul-Witness

Soul-Witness

This week, Anthony and Georgia catch up on the weeks news and discuss the letter from Attorney General Ellison to the Judge in the Chauvin Trial asking for a correction of the record. We also checkin with Racial Reckoning reporters Tiffany Bui and Safiya Mohamed on how they are covering this moment.

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response, and the changes needed to create a more just society.

Bearing Witness is produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online at https://racialreckoningmn.org/

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Soul-Generations

Soul-Generations

On this episode, Anthony and Georgia reflect on the recent fatal car crash during a high-speed chase with police that resulted in the death of a family member of the woman who filmed George Floyd’s murder. They also check in with youth from the ARTS US Center for the African Diaspora about how they are making sense of this racial reckoning.

Guests: Isa Abdur Razzaq & Niya Traynham

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response, and the changes needed to create a more just society.

Bearing Witness is produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online at https://racialreckoningmn.org/

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Soul-Interrupted

Soul-Interrupted

On this episode, recent events forced Georgia and Anthony to check-in from the road due to recent developments in the Winston Smith killing by law enforcement. Anthony And Georgia also get perspectives from Johnathon McClellan, Founder of the Minnesota Justice Network who participated in the press conference announcing a lawsuit against the agencies involved.

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response, and the changes needed to create a more just society.

Bearing Witness is produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online at https://racialreckoningmn.org/ 

Soul-Tools: Truth and Love

Soul-Tools: Truth and Love

Georgia and Anthony discuss the week’s developments and a throughline of resistance to truthtelling that is being felt across the country. We also check in with Monique Linder, founder and CEO of OMG Media Solutions who shares about a Civil Rights Research Experiences with the men of Ujamaa Place seeking that very truth.

See the 2021 Juneteenth Commemoration film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXCFW-nOfHQ

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative, created by Ampers, KMOJ, and the Minnesota Humanities Center, covering the trials of the former Minneapolis police officers charged with the murder of George Floyd, the community’s response, and the changes needed to create a more just society.

Bearing Witness is produced with support from the Minnesota Art’s and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online at https://racialreckoningmn.org/ 

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