Town Square

Saturdays at 12 pm

Each week, KRSM shares interesting and important live events happening around Minneapolis. Tune in to hear speeches, debates, readings, forums, performances, and discussions. Past episodes have featured mayoral debates, a reading by author Kiese Laymon, a forum on gentrification and land use, the TruArt Speaks youth poetry slam finals, a talk about intersectional organizing in Colombia, and a forum about alternative ways to pursue juvenile justice and rehabilitation. Listen to Town Square to hear what’s happening around Minneapolis.

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Nekima Levy-Pounds and Black Pearl LLC kicked off their monthly series at the Brave New Workshop Theatre by welcoming John Thompson (President & CEO of Fight for Justice LLC ), Sarah Woodcock (Co-Owner of Trio Plant-based foods), and Marques Armstrong (President and CEO of Hope & Healing Counseling Services) for an evening of conversations, music, and building community. It’s just like TED Talks but with way more swag! Music by Scipreme.

Recorded Thursday, April 26th 2018

Hearing Their Voices: The Persistence of Violence Against Native American Women and Girls is a series of workshops led by Patina Park, J.D. Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center.

Gain an understanding of the historical experience of colonization and its impact on violence against Indigenous women and girls. Learn the jurisdictional challenges that exist in Indian Country based on court decisions and federal law grounded in genocide or erasure of Indigenous peoples.

Identify solutions to the legal jurisdictional problems.

Recorded on 2/3/2018

Hearing Their Voices: The Persistence of Violence Against Native American Women and Girls is a series of workshops led by Patina Park, J.D. Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center.

Gain an understanding of the historical experience of colonization and its impact on violence against Indigenous women and girls. Learn the jurisdictional challenges that exist in Indian Country based on court decisions and federal law grounded in genocide or erasure of Indigenous peoples. Identify solutions to the legal jurisdictional problems.

Recorded on 2/1/2018

Question and answer session with Racial Justice Organizer and Movement Mother Danielle Mkali, Socialist Alternative organizer and 3rd Ward City Council candidate Ginger Jentzen, organizers from the visionary MPD150, and Charlie Thayer of the indigenous resistance to Enbridge Line 3.

Music by Sarah White.

Recorded on 1/19/18

Author Kiese Laymon Interview with Junauda Petrus and Erin Sharkey.

Recorded July 21, 2017

A range of presentations that provide the legal and greater community with insights into major trends, practices and developments in immigration law and policy. Presenters included representatives from the ACLU and various immigrant rights organizations.

Recorded November 1, 2017

Town Square
Saturdays at 12 pm
KRSM 98.9 FM
Minneapolis Minnesota

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