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Select Committee on Racial Justice

FIFTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - October 20, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

SELECT COMMITTEE ON RACIAL JUSTICE
MINUTES

Representative Richardson, Co-Chair of the Select Committee on Racial Justice, called the remote meeting to order at 1:00pm on Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, pursuant to House rule 10.01.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Co-Chair
MORAN, Rena, Co-Chair
DEMUTH, Lisa, Vice Chair
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
HER, Kaohly
NEU, Anne
SANDELL, Steve
KOEGEL, Erin
EDELSON, Heather
LONG, Jamie
URDAHL, Dean
LAYMAN, Sandy

Excused:
ECKLUND, Rob

Representative Richardson called the meeting at 1:00pm. A quorum was present.

Representative Demuth moved that the minutes of October 13th, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee watched an excerpt from the TPT documentary “Jim Crow of the North” as it relates to the economic costs of racism in Minnesota.

Bruce Corrie, PhD, testified on the topic of “The Economic Costs of Racism” to the committee. Member questions were taken during the presentation.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:02pm
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Meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01.
Introductory comments.
02:00 - The Economic Costs of Racism.
Excerpt from Jim Crow of the North, tpt documentary.
- Bruce Corrie, PhD.
Runs 2 hours, 2 minutes.


The Economic Costs of Racism:

Excerpt from Jim Crow of the North, tpt documentary
The full documentary can be found at this link: https://www.tpt.org/minnesota-experience/video/jim-crow-of-the-north-stijws/


Bruce Corrie, PhD

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