NPR special report: Summer of racial reckoning

George Floyd memorial
George Floyd Memorial at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis. In the wake of Floyd's killing on Memorial Day, the summer has unfolded with an outpouring of grief, anger and calls to action.
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Since the police killing of George Floyd on May 25, the summer has unfolded with an outpouring of grief, anger and calls to action. NPR produced three one-hour specials on racial injustice, the protests that have swept the country, and where the nation is headed.

The series is called “Summer of Racial Reckoning” and is hosted by NPR’s Ailsa Chang and Rachel Martin. Episode one explores the lives of the people at the center of the protests whose deaths sparked the movement.

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