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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On this episode, Anthony and Georgia discuss the recent violence enacted on protesters demanding justice for Winston Smith and check in with local poet and executive director of TruArtSpeaks Tish Jones on how she is experiencing this moment from a collective mindset.
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.
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.
Anthony checks in with Georgia about the recent developments in the Mohamad Noor Case and talks with Dr. Kim Park Nelson, Ethnic Studies Professor at Winona State University about how important ethnic studies education is to our current moment of reckoning.
Anthony checks in with Georgia about the recent high speed chase leading to more community deaths questioning our willingness to change. Our hosts also check in with entertainment reporter Neal Justin about how he is experiencing this moment and the willingness to change narratives in media and entertainment
Anthony and Georgia discuss the current developments in Louisiana and Afghanistan and check in with Zachary Hylton about changes in progress he has seen both in the local community and among county governments.
On this episode, Georgia and Anthony Check in 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?
In this episode, Anthony and Georgia discuss the increasing COVID-19 rates in children amidst the coming start of the school year with Chauntyl Allen, St. Paul Public School Board Member and executive director of Love First.
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.
This week, independent journalists unite as we check in with KingDemetrius Pendleton and Louie Tran with Move for Justice News. 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.
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