Minnesota Now - May 30, 2022: Reporters, advocates mark second anniversary of George Floyd's murder

Family members on stage
Extended members of George Floyd's family thank attendees for their ongoing support during a Rise and Remember event in honor of the life of George Floyd.
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George Floyd, a Black man, was murdered by a white Minneapolis police officer on Memorial Day of 2020. In a special hour, host Cathy Wurzer interviews the journalists who covered his murder and the civil unrest that followed. She also checks in with two advocates based in greater Minnesota.


Harry Colbert is managing editor at MinnPost and is the former editor-in-chief of North News.

Matt Sepic is a correspondent for MPR News.

Chao Xiong is managing editor at Sahan Journal and previously reported for the Star Tribune.

Buddy King is a nonprofit leader and youth pastor in St. Cloud.

Wess Philome is a community organizer based in Fargo, N.D.

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