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.
Tim Evans for MPR News

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.

Guests:

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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