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Black Leadership Re-Defined

Aug 9, 2020

Dr. Sylvia Bartley talks with Minneapolis City Council member Jeremiah Ellison about reimagining public safety in the city and what that could look like. They discuss the aftermath of George Floyd's death, the proposal that was later rejected by the Minneapolis Charter Commission, and address the concerns from...

Aug 2, 2020

Dr. Sylvia Bartley sits down with Andrea Jenkins, City Council member from Ward 8 and Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council. Among many topics, they discuss the impact of George Floyd's death, the protests, and the options being considered by the Minneapolis City Council to address issues surrounding...

Jul 26, 2020

Dr. Sylvia Bartley sits down with Deborah Watts, the cousin of Emmett Till and co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation to discuss the parallels between the murder of 14-year old Emmett Till in 1955 and George Floyd in 2020. Among many topics, they discuss what has changed in 65 years and what has not.

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Jul 19, 2020

With 40 African-American women running for political office in Minnesota, a movement for change is here. In this episode, Dr. Sylvia Bartley welcomes Laverne McCartney Knighton, Marquita Stephens, and Alberder Gillespie to discuss why they are running for office, and what changes they would like to see.


Jun 14, 2020

**This episode was recored on Saturday, May 30th 2020**

Dr. Sylvia Bartley and her panel discuss strategies on how to advance community-centered treatment and health for people who have experienced race-related trauma in the Twin Cities.

The panel of Sam Simmons, Ingrid Cockhren, and Dr. Reba Peoples also discuss a...