Episode 57: On “I Can’t Breathe” and Breathing through This Time of Challenge

What made George Floyd's murder at the hands of the police different from the deaths of so many others, such that it caused massive protests around the country and around the world as well? What do these protests tell us about the present moment and the challenges we face? And how do we respond skillfully in the face of the challenges--and opportunities--of this historic moment?

Here are the Bush '88 campaign ads that I mentioned in the episode:
Willie Horton ad:

Revolving Doors ad:

This segment from "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story" shows both ads, and offers some interesting discussion about the obvious racism of the ads:

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *