Counter Stories: Reaction to media coverage of Sacramento shooting
In this episode of Counter Stories, our hosts looked at the news through the lens of diversity. They discussed the reaction surrounding the latest shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento, Cali. The shooting has sparked unrest and unease in California's capital city and ongoing concerns about strained community and police relations nationwide. Correction (April 3, 2018): A previous version of this story included the incorrect audio. This is the correct audio for this episode of Counter Stories.
HealthPartners president and CEO Mary Brainerd will retire from her post in June after 15 years at the head of the health giant. She joined the program to discuss her career, the state of health care in the U.S., and health care policies being discussed both in St. Paul and in Washington.
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