Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Learn More about WPBS Passport! Click Here

HomeVideoMinneapolis-based Children's Theatre Company debuts play about race and policing

Minneapolis-based Children’s Theatre Company debuts play about race and policing

Prosecutors this week declined to charge a white Minneapolis police officer in the fatal shooting of a Black man, Amir Locke. It comes nearly two years after the murder of George Floyd. Those killings have forced parents to grapple with how to talk to kids about racism and policing. Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at “Something Happened in our Town,” a book-turned-play helping with those conversations.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour

PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe