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Bearing Witness with Anthony Galloway and Georgia Fort. A weekly program exploring the events unfolding in this season of racial upheaval and change.
Bearing Witness is a part of Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice; 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-Hope

With the upcoming closing of the Racial Reckoning Project, Georgia and reporter Feven Gerezgiher reflect on their time together and how this project has brought them some hope during a difficult time.


Soul-Reckoning

Anthony and Georgia catch up on this week’s news and check in with Racial Reckoning founder Freddie Bell about the origin of the project and where he sees it going in the future.


Soul Birth

After a tumultuous week, we’re joined by one of the only Black male doulas in the state, William Moore. With a high percentage of Black women still dying from difficulties during birth, the importance of community advocates is more crucial now than ever.


Soul Diversified

In this episode, Anthony and Georgia touch base around the recent election and ballot questions in the twin cities and check-in with Sharon Smith-Akinsanya who is a leader in Diversity Equity and Inclusion


Soul Teaching

Anthony and Georgia discuss the coming ballot question in Minneapolis about public safety and check in with local educator and school equity leader Cherise Ayers about engaging young people during this time of unrest.


Soul Repair (extended)

Anthony and Georgia talk with local clergy members Jim Bear Jacobs and Pamela Ngunjiri who lead the racial Justice department of the Minnesota Council of Churches. As Indigenous and Black faith leaders, how are they dealing with this moment of reckoning both in support of the community, and in care of themselves?


Soul Wellness

This week Anthony and Georgia discuss the decision not to bring charges against the officers in the killing of Winston Smith as well as the upcoming vote in Minneapolis that could transform Policing to an office of Public Safety. They also check in with local author, healer, and scholar Ebony Adedayo about centering the wellness of black women and community in general.


Soul Looks Back and Wonders

In this episode, Anthony and Georgia dissect the Jaleel Stallings case amidst audio collected by Georgia and discuss the many fault lines in community conversations around public safety.


Soul-Unfiltered – REMIX

Anthony and Georgia discuss Root cause issues in community around homelessness and policing and check in with Dr. Catrice Jackson about building ally-ship in white colleagues and the hard work of moving from apathy to active anti-racism.


Soul-Unfiltered

Anthony and Georgia discuss Root cause issues in community around homelessness and policing and check in with Dr. Catrice Jackson about building allyship in white colleagues and the hard work of moving from apathy to active anti-racism.


Supported by...

McKnight FoundationPohlad family foundationThe Minneapolis FoundationSaint Paul & Minnesota Foundation