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Justice for George

Episode #54

On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was killed at the hands of those sworn to protect and serve him. His death sparked weeks of protests, marches, police brutality, riots, and political change. Join Ian as he struggles to process everthing that has happened to his community.

Episode summary

00:00 | Intro
01:36 | Community Response
06:04 | Steve Fletcher: "The sanctity of life is a low bar"
Image: mural for George Floyd
Image: "Black Lives Matter" painted on street
Image: "Defund the Police" painted on street
08:53 | "I can't breathe" by Abha Karnick
13:29 | Mother protecting her children at the Oakdale protest
Image: "He's in custody! He's in custody! This is news!"
16:00 | Rioting & looting
18:05 | MLK: "The riot is the language of the unheard"
21:48 | Killer Mike: "Don't burn your own house down"
Images: Riot Destruction on University Ave
33:07 | Useful resources, the role of technology in this crisis
40:31 | Where do we go from here?
51:35 | "Daddy changed the world!"
52:00 | Say their names

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