Danielle K. Kilgo

Danielle K. Kilgo is the Elizabeth Bates Cowles Professor of Journalism, Diversity, and Equality as the University of Minnesota.

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Demonstrators hold a protest in response to the police killing of George Floyd in Lafayette Square Park in the early morning hours of May 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Across country, protests against Floyd's death have set off days and nights of rage as the most recent in a series of deaths of black Americans involving the police. Earlier yesterday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was taken into custody and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Sunday, May 31, 2020
Riot or Resistance? How Media Frames Unrest in Minneapolis Will Shape Public’s View of Protest
A teenager held her phone steady enough to capture the final moments of George Perry Floyd’s life as he apparently suffocated under the weight of a Minneapolis police officer’s knee on his neck. The video went viral. What happened next has played out time and again in American cities after high-...
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