Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System in the News

Speaker: Brandt Williams, MPR Senior Reporter
Sunday, January 9, 2017

Brandt Williams has spent a fair amount of his career covering the controversial mix of cops, courts, crime, and color.  At this monthly forum, he spoke on what he has found out while covering fatal police shootings, traffic stop disparities and the impact of gun violence in parts of the city. A senior reporter at Minnesota Public Radio, he has covered the city of Minneapolis for nearly 25 years. Before coming to MPR in 2000, Brandt was the executive editor of Insight News, the state’s largest African American-owned newspaper.

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