On this episode of Intersections in Public Service, Media Team Intern Cassie Deering covers an interview between Virginia Institute of Government's Associate Director, Charles Hartgrove and the founders of the Appalachian African American Cultural Center, Ron and Jill Carson. Since the killing of George Floyd in May of 2020, the topics of race and police brutality have become a prominent discussion in America. Jill and Ron Carson discuss their anti-racism workshops, and the importance of Black leadership in rural areas. Together, they explore how we can come to confront racism by preserving Black history.
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Hosts: Charles Hartgrove, Cassie Deering
Guests: Ron and Jill Carson
Editor: Cassie Deering
Project Manager: Claire Downey
Music Credits: Air Hockey Saloon by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under an Attribution License. http://chriszabriskie.com/licensing