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Move over Karen: Being an “Amy” will keep you out of Franklin Templeton and the White House

On Saturday morning, many of us who live in the Twin Cities awoke to the smell of our cities on fire. Protests raged for a fourth straight night against the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, by Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer. Mr. Chauvin has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter. I’d like to believe that all Minnesotans arose with heavy hearts. But as a Black woman who has lived here most of my adult life, I know that such a belief simply isn’t true. Similar to New York City, where a white woman named Amy Cooper, who voted for Obama, but weaponized her privilege by calling the police on a Black birder in Central Park; Minnesota has our own Amy w

Considering George Floyd's Death

Watch as Duchess Harris joins Al McFarlane in a riveting conversation about George Floyd's death and the community's response. >> Watch now

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