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May 24, 2021: A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Rethinking Policing; Native Firefighting

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29min 30sec
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Elisabeth Epps leads a crowd on the Capitol steps on the sixth day of protests in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. June 2, 2020.

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A year after an officer murdered George Floyd in Minneapolis, we hear from members of a community task force about their vision for how Denver could do less harm to people -- from more citizen oversight for cops to a safe injection site for IV drug users. Then, Indigenous students on a Native approach to fighting fires they say could quell future blazes.