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Elizer Darris

Elizer Darris is the Co-Executive Director of the Minnesota Freedom Fund. Chanda sat down with Elizer to talk about the trappings of the criminal justice system and what it takes to be a changemaker.

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Drew Evans

Drew Evans is the Superintendent of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). Drew and Chanda talk about the BCA’s role in the criminal justice system and the laws and circumstances that can prevent justice.

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American Prison

Investigative reporter Shane Bauer took a $9-an-hour job as a prison guard as part of his research for this book, a searing indictment of the for-profit prison system.

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Ibram X. Kendi

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is an award-winning author and anti-racist scholar. Chanda and Dr. Kendi connected to talk about the importance of anti-racist education and the struggles of reimagining public safety.

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Scott Hagan

As President of North Central University in Minneapolis, Scott Hagan found himself propelled into the national spotlight last year when the university was asked to host George Floyd’s memorial.

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Eddie Glaude Jr.

As a scholar and author, Eddie Glaude Jr. writes about the complexities of race and the American experience. Chanda and Eddie connected to talk about the intersection of greed and racism and how to prevent burnout while working toward justice.

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The Stark Truth We Face

We have stood at this point before in our history; when we could have moved boldly to a better place, but didn’t do enough to challenge those pushing the lie of victimhood, pointing fingers at others instead of looking in the mirror to face complex truths.

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Michael Vick

Michael Vick’s career has gone through a tremendous rise, fall, and redemption. Today, the former NFL quarterback works hard to show up for his community. Chanda and Michael talk about the actions he’s taking to strengthen prison reform and youth development.

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Free Meek

Tracking Meek Mill’s journey from chart-topping rapper to figurehead for criminal justice reform, this docuseries explores the legal saga that began with his 2007 arrest. Meek’s story makes a powerful case for change, exploring allegations of police corruption, a broken probation system, and more.

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Conversations with Chanda

Conversations with Chanda unpacks complex topics that matter. Our past guests have experienced wrongful incarceration, lived through the murder of loved ones at the hands of police, and are striving to reform the criminal justice system. We invite you to listen to these real-life perspectives, expand your own knowledge, and become part of the movement for change.

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