racial disparity

In The Moment ... January 25, 2018 Show 263 Hour 1

We welcome members of Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors for a conversation about the group's journey to the Museum of Tolerance. Whitney Rencountre, Karen Mortimer, Bev Warne, and Eric Dwyer join us to talk about racial disparity and racism in Rapid City, the lessons of the Holocaust, and the nature of hope as we strive to make a better community.

In The Moment ... December 14, 2017 Show 240 Hour 1 

Jason Purnell, PhD, leads For the Sake of All, a project to eliminate racial inequalities. He joined us from the SDPB Black Hills Bureau after the Morning Fill Up at The Garage. Morning Fill Up is supported by the Numad Group and the Bush Foundation. 

We talk about the health implications of discrimination and turning research into tangible solutions for increasing equality.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 16, 2017 Show 051 Hour 1

Federal Defender

Federal public defender Neil Fulton joins Midday to dive into the issues of racial disparity in federal sentencing. Using Victoria Wicks’ conversation with Judge Viken as a starting point, Fulton explores the complexities from his perspective as a public defender.  He touches on Indian Country, the data collection problem and the perception of justice.