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Over a year has passed since the murder of George Floyd. Has life changed for Black citizens in Maine since George Floyd’s murder? If so, in what ways? In The Maine Monitor’s debut podcast, Maine Reckoning, join Tori Lyn in conversation with Black Mainers about how their lives have been shaped and affected.

Over a year has passed since the murder of George Floyd. Has life changed for Black citizens in Maine since George Floyd’s murder? If so, in what ways? In The Maine Monitor’s debut podcast, Maine Reckoning, join Tori Lyn in conversation with Black Mainers about how their lives have been shaped and affected.

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Over a year has passed since the murder of George Floyd. Has life changed for Black citizens in Maine since George Floyd’s murder? If so, in what ways? In The Maine Monitor’s debut podcast, Maine Reckoning, join Tori Lyn in conversation with Black Mainers about how their lives have been shaped and affected.

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English


Episodes

Ruby and Ellis Jenkins-Henry

5/22/2022
Has life changed for Black citizens in Maine since George Floyd’s murder? If so, in what ways? Those questions are at the heart of interviewer Tori Lyn’s podcast with Ruby and Ellis Jenkins, two students from Portland.

Duration:00:15:03

Jill Duson

2/13/2022
Has life changed for Black citizens in Maine since George Floyd’s murder? If so, in what ways? Those questions are at the heart of interviewer Tori Lyn’s podcast with Jill Duson, who spent five years as director of the Maine Human Rights Commission and two decades on the Portland City Council. She was the first Black woman ever elected to the council.

Duration:00:40:23

Dustin Ward

11/19/2021
Has life changed for Black citizens in Maine since George Floyd’s murder? If so, in what ways? Those questions are at the heart of interviewer Tori Lyn’s podcast with Dustin Ward, a former minister who sought municipal office this year after a racial controversy — and won. Ward, a racial equity and reconciliation advocate, is the first person of color to be elected to the New Gloucester select board.

Duration:00:35:38