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We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes.
||CleanCounter Stories: Police who shot Thurman Blevins won't face charges||Counter Stories is our regular conversation on MPR News by people of color—for people of color, and everyone else.||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Should people of color need to prove they are Americans?||Why do people of color constantly have to field questions about where they are from? Why isn't America an acceptable answer? And what does it mean to be an American anyway?||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories react to Trump's immigration policy||Counter Stories react to President Trump "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which led to parents and children being separated at the U.S border.||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: How should corporations react to racism?||In this episode, Counter Stories hosts take a look at how corporations handle race and racism.||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe legacy of lynching: A chance to remember, a chance to heal||In this episode of Counter Stories, the team looks at U.S. history of lynching, and how the trauma of this crime continues to affects people of color.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Is the arrest of two black men at Starbucks an isolated incident?||The hosts are skeptical that bias training will change hearts and minds ingrained in racism.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Reaction to media coverage of Sacramento shooting||Counter Stories react to media coverage of the shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento California.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: The State of the State address highlights wealth disparities||A conversation about race, identity and social justice in a region grappling with demographic changes.||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Black Panther||The movie Black Panther broke box office records and has won the hearts of critics and moviegoers alike. The Counter Stories crew saw the movie, and they share their thoughts. Warning, spoilers ah...||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20 years later, Beverly Daniel Tatum asks again: 'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?'||Beverly Daniel Tatum's groundbreaking book on the racial realities of the education system has been re-released at a time when the U.S. population is more diverse than ever, but many schools remain...||12/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: How racism affects your health||A recent report found that the chronic stress of racism can contribute to disparities in health.||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichele Norris on race and cultural identity||Michele Norris, Minnesota native and former NPR host on race and cultural identity since the election of President Trump, discusses "The Race Card Project."||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Minnesota's Puerto Rican community responds||Hurricane Maria ripped through the American territory of Puerto Rico, and Minnesotans are reaching out to the island to help.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: New report shows racial inequities in MN||The report highlights disparities in income, unemployment and home ownership.||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: How can white allies help fight hate?||Panelists discuss how, in the wake of Charlottesville, white allies can help fight against hate and for racial equity.||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: The shooting of Justine Ruszczyk||How is the dynamic of this shooting different than others?||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Reflecting on the Yanez verdict and dashcam video||Counter Stories is our regular conversation here on MPR News by people of color, for people of color and everyone else. We discuss race, identity and social justice in the context of current events.||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Separation ordinance and Walker's 'Scaffold' installation||Three of the Counter Stories hosts - Hlee Lee, Don Eubanks and Luz Maria Frias - joined Tom Weber along with guest Sharon Smith-Akinsanya to discuss the Portland attack, separation ordinances and r...||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: The fatal shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards||Jordan Edwards, 15, was shot in the head by an officer last weekend as he and his friends were leaving a party in suburban Dallas.||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: The Pepsi ad and the all-male card club||The Counter Stories hosts discussed issues facing people of color locally and nationally.||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories goes to the movies: 'I Am Not Your Negro'||The Counter Stories hosts watched "I Am Not Your Negro" and shared their thoughts.||2/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: The 'Hidden Figures' of history||The Counter Stories team watched the Academy Award-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" and gave their reviews. They also considered other forgotten, but important, people of the past.||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Reflecting on the election||Three members of the Counter Stories team discussed what they're seeing and hearing in their communities after last week's election.||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: The questions Clinton and Trump should, but won't, debate||Topics for the final presidential debate avoid critical questions facing voters before Election Day.||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: On Being at the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp||The Counter Stories hosts, along with guest Rhiana Yazzie, discuss the protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota.||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Live from the Rondo neighborhood||The Counter Stories hosts kicked off a conversation on how to create meaningful change in race relations during a live show at Golden Thyme Coffee and Cafe in St. Paul.||8/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Is Philando Castile's death Minnesota's "Pettus Bridge" moment?||Three of the Counter Stories hosts - Luz Maria Frias, Don Eubanks, and Anthony Galloway - join Tom Weber along with special guest Melvin Carter Jr. They discuss the death of Philandro Castile, and ...||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Reactions to the shooting of Philando Castile||The Counter Stories hosts discuss Philando Castile, an African-American man who was shot and killed by a St. Anthony police officer.||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCounter Stories: Reflecting on the Jamar Clark decision||The Counter Stories hosts discuss this week's news that federal prosecutors will not pursue federal civil rights charges against two Minneapolis police officers in the police shooting of Jamar Clar...||6/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Love this show!
This show gives me hope. This is the conversation we should be having all of the time.
Thanks for throwing us under the bus there
"Let me pause this productive conversation to remind everyone that there are JUST AS MANY women white nationalists as men (patently untrue)."
A necessary conversation poorly executed.
Very important conversations
The voices and topics on this show are vital contributions to current events conversations today, from people who are often sidelined. Having a token white guy makes for a really interesting and reflective dynamic too.
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- Language: English
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