"Floyd’s death was one of some eighty homicides in Minneapolis last year; the majority of the victims were Black and male. Duchess Harris, a professor of American studies at Macalester College, in St. Paul, told me that Minnesota is “everything anybody would ever want, unless you’re Black.” She echoed a sentiment voiced by Leslie Redmond, another former president of the Minneapolis N.A.A.C.P., that the state is “Wakanda for white people.” >> Read the article now!
Duchess Harris joins a series of video panels that explores Macalester College student leadership during the pandemic. Learn about Student Leadership at Mac, Ethnic Studies and Campus Activism, and watch a group discussion featuring Harris and Macalester students. >> Watch now!