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Right now: Covering the trial of Kim Potter accused of killing Daunte Wright, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center covering the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

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Right now: Covering the trial of Kim Potter accused of killing Daunte Wright, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice is a journalism initiative from Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, KMOJ Radio, and the Minnesota Humanities Center covering the trials of the officers accused of killing George Floyd, the community’s reaction, and exploring the changes needed to create a more just society.

    Voices of Change: Reflections on the Racial Reckoning Journalism Project

    Voices of Change: Reflections on the Racial Reckoning Journalism Project

    What happens when you bring together a group of young women of color to cover one of the most racially charged trials in our country’s history? Really. Good. Journalism. In this special, we’re looking back at Racial Reckoning: The Arc of Justice, a journalism project of KMOJ Radio in Minneapolis, Ampers Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities and the Minnesota Humanities Center. You’ll meet the young reporters who made the project a success and hear their thoughts on the future of journalism.

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    Potter Found Guilty in Death of Daunte Wright

    Potter Found Guilty in Death of Daunte Wright

    After three days of deliberation a jury found former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter guilty of two counts of manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright. Feven Gerezgiher reports

    • 1 min
    Potter Jury Continues Deliberations

    Potter Jury Continues Deliberations

    As jury deliberation continues in the Kim Potter trial, many are evaluating the state of racial justice in Minnesota. We talk to former Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Mary Moriarty. Chioma Uwagwu reports

    • 1 min
    Kim Potters' Tears

    Kim Potters' Tears

    Kim Potter's crying in court is more than an expression of remorse; it’s part of a history of white women weaponizing their tears against people of color. Tiffany Bui reports.

    • 2 min
    Jury Deliberations Underway in Potter Trial

    Jury Deliberations Underway in Potter Trial

    The state's prosecution and the defense made their closing arguments Monday. Georgia Fort reports.

    • 1 min
    Potter Testimony Shows Remorse, Memory Loss

    Potter Testimony Shows Remorse, Memory Loss

    Potter said she did not intend to use deadly force against Duante Wright. She stated she didn’t recall saying “I’m going to go to prison” immediately after the shooting. Safiya Mohamed reports

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