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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes

We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes. Hosts: Anthony Galloway, Luz Maria Frias, Don Eubanks and Hlee Lee.


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Guest: Sarah Lancaster, 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 28:32
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Sarah Lancaster is many things. She is a public school teacher, a coach, a director of school plays, president of the local civic association, and ...

  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
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May is Foster Awareness month. Hoang Murphy joins the crew to talk about his personal experience in the foster system and how his organization, Fos...

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  • Added: May 05, 2022
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
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The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe is posing two questions to their enrolled members this year regarding blood quantum, or BQ as it is often seen as a de...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2022
  • Length: 28:33
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A question about the lack of Black players on Argentina’s national futbol team between colleagues, sparks a conversation about blanqueamiento. Blan...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In this special episode, we bring you the conversation our producer, Hlee Lee, moderated at a recent event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Thre...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
  • Purchases: 1
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There has been a lot of news about labor recently with the Unionizing of Amazon workers in New York and recent teachers' strikes in Minnesota. In t...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Overt racism is more and more prominent. From hotels banning Native Americans to the crew’s own personal experiences in racist housing practices, f...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2022
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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On this Grab Bag show, we talk about making those in dominate culture UNCOMFORTABLE. Including, the nonsensical questions Judge Ketanji Brown Jacks...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2022
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 2
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When Russia invaded Ukraine, the Crew immediately looked around to see how we could help the people suffering from the war. Our guest currently res...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
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There’s a lot happening internationally and here at home. On this Grab Bag show, Luz explains the ridiculousness of a political pundits demanding p...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 28:32
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On this special episode, crew member Anthony Galloway talks with a group of Black Men about how they’re feeling during the past few weeks, months, ...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2022
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, the crew explores the history of Freedom Schools with May Esperanza Losloso of the Children’s Defense Fund and the legislation and...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2022
  • Length: 28:52
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Public school districts are having a hard time retaining teachers of color. But what’s behind this? Could it be the first in-first out process, whe...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2022
  • Length: 28:43
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Well, here we are again. Minneapolis Police have killed another Black man in a no-knock raid on an apartment. In 9 seconds, police entered an apart...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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When an Asian American journalist receives a call from a viewer complaining about a her being “very Asian,” anchor Michelle Li didn’t let that get ...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2022
  • Length: 28:36
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Community leader and journalist Mel Reeves left a huge impact on the Minnesota community when he passed earlier in January. His work spanned decade...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
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Our community lost a giant recently with the passing of Clyde Bellecourt, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement. The crew takes a look back ...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 28:34
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One year after the attack on the nation’s capitol, the Crew reflects on its impact on ourselves, our country and democracy.

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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The crew plans to talk about their hopes for 2022, get sidetracked by a discussion about female safety, then discuss about the verdict in the Kimbe...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 3