Michael Schwartz Library
The George Floyd Protests, Systematic Racism, and Voter Suppression in the 2020 Election
Dr. Edward Horowitz of the CSU School of Communication interviews Sharon Broussard, a former editor at the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com who is now the project coordinator of the Northeast Ohio Solutions Journalism Collaborative, a collaborative of 20+ Northeast Ohio news outlets covering the pandemic's impact on marginalized communities. They discuss what impact the George Floyd protests may have on ending systematic racism and the problems of voter suppression in the 2020 Election.
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