Keith Mayes

professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Minnesota

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Protestors took to the streets on Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, after another police killing of a Black person.

Following Daunte Wright’s shooting death, a look at Minnesota’s long history of officer-involved killings

Protestors took to the streets on Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, after another police killing of a Black person.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Derek Chauvin faces three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

Legal strategies in Derek Chauvin trial, and new voting restrictions in Georgia

Derek Chauvin faces three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Documentary filmmaker Judith Ehrlich joins Robert Scheer on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss “The Boys Who Said No,” a documentary about the Vietnam War draft resisters.

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Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

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Following the deportation of thousands of Haitian migrants from the U.S.-Mexico, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned.

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City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

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Ken White and Josh Barro discuss Trump’s suit against Twitter, what makes a state actor, if sending cease and desist letters is doing the RICO, and more.

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Keli Goff speaks with Geraldo Cadava and Gloria Feldt about two topics in the news: the “Latino vote” and abortion laws and access.

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