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Main Street Weekend, June 7th

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Sunday, June 7, 2020 - We begin with a news update from Dave Thompson. ~~~ Joseph McNeil Jr. of Bismarck reflects on the current racial unrest. McNeil is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and the son of Joseph McNeil, Sr., one of the Greensboro Four; a group of African American college students who sat down at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter to challenge the store's policy of denying service to non-white customers. ~~~  From NPR's Code Switch podcast, an episode titled “ A Decade of Watching Black People Die.”