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Kansas City Reacts To The Killing Of George Floyd And Nationwide Protests

A Kansas City, Missouri police officer has a cuffed person by the elbow walking away from the camera while another officer looks on.
Carlos Moreno
Kansas City police officers lead away a protester in handcuffs on May 30.

Protests in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd have spread to Kansas City and elsewhere across the country. Today's show was devoted to hearing what listeners have to say about the situation, and learning from a journalist, faith leader and criminal justice expert.

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