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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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Napheesa Collier and Cheryl Reeve

Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve and player Napheesa Collier sat down with Chanda to talk about how they weave social justice into their games, how they approach making meaningful change, and why it’s important to speak up for those who don’t have a platform.

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Josh Okogie and Ryan Saunders

Former Timberwolves head coach Ryan Saunders and player Josh Okogie connected with Chanda to discuss how sports have shaped their perspectives on racial justice and how they’re using their leadership and platforms for good.

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Supporting Our Community in Pursuing Justice, Healing

We awarded $513,907 in grants to support 40 community-based groups that are using a broad spectrum of approaches to serve Twin Cities residents in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in police custody.

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Starsky Wilson

As a pastor, activist, and philanthropist, Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson has a wide range of experience fighting for racial justice. In this episode, Chanda and Starsky process the recent grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case.

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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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