Lake Effect Weekend: Virtual Roundtable On Protests, NPR's Code Switch, 'Privilege' Poem

Jun 6, 2020

This Weekend on Lake Effect:

Race and Ethnicity reporter Teran Powell hosts a virtual roundtable discussion with local community and political leaders to give some context to this week's protests. Then, we hear a special edition of NPR’s podcast Code Switch, which examines the country’s reaction to the death of George Floyd and other African Americans at the hands of police. Plus, a poem about white privilege.

Guests:

  • Markasa Tucker, director of  the African American RoundTable; State Senator Lena Taylor; Jamaal Smith, violence prevention manager at the Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention
  • Code Switch, NPR Podcast
  • Shaun Ranft, poetry contributor