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Black Leadership Re-Defined

Aug 30, 2020

The shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin has marked another low in the treatment of Black citizens in America. While continuing the push for justice, how do we heal when the wounds are being re-opened daily? 

Dr. Sylvia Bartley talks with local artist Numa Pierre and educator, author, poet, and...

Aug 23, 2020

Dr. Sylvia Bartley sits down with Alberder Gillespie, who ran in the Democratic Primary for Minnesota's Fourth Congressional District. They discuss the challenges of running for office against an incumbent, what it takes to run a campaign, and the myriad of issues that need to be addressed by elected officials.

Aug 16, 2020

Dr. Sylvia Bartley sits down with Elizer Darris, a Josie R. Johnson fellow, organizer at the Minnesota ACLU, and consultant. They discuss his journey from a juvenile inmate to a community leader in the Twin Cities and the many lessons he learned along the way.

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...