Episode 209: Seeking To Understand Current Cultural Tensions
Our world is in chaos following the death of yet another man of color at the hands of police. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed in the Powderhorn community of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
While Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down on a city street during an arrest, Derek Chauvin, a white American Minneapolis police officer, kept his knee on the right side of Floyd's neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. According to the criminal complaint against Chauvin, 2 minutes and 53 seconds of that time occurred after Floyd became unresponsive.
There is so much pain and injustice that it seems like there is no place to turn. We don't have all the answers but in this episode we will introduce you to Craig Moore. A successful healthcare executive and member at WholeLife Church. Craig will share insights and details of his journey that are all too familiar to African American men across our country.
Conversations involving race are difficult but necessary if we have hope for progress. A special thank you to Craig for his willingness to share, educate, and guide this critical conversation.
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