Community trade groups, Wisconsin motorcycle journey, George Floyd’s legacy

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A sign near the Houdini Plaza Welcome Tower on Dec. 10, 2020 in Appleton, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We learn more about buy-sell-trade group in Appleton that’s growing into a community of its own. Then, we talk to a Wisconsinite looking to be the youngest person to travel the globe on a motorcycle. Later, a pair of journalists share everything they’ve learned about George Floyd and his legacy.

Featured in this Show

  • Appleton group seeks to reduce waste, boost connections between neighbors

    The Buy Nothing Project is an organization that creates gifting economies, where people can ask for things they need and give away things they no longer need, all worldwide. It has thousands of groups worldwide. We talk to the founders of a Buy Nothing group in Appleton.

  • Wisconsin woman attempts to be youngest person to circumnavigate world on motorcycle

    A Wisconsin-born woman is attempting to be the youngest person to circumnavigate the world on a motorcycle. She joins us to talk about her global journey that will begin this summer.

  • Inside the life, death and legacy of George Floyd

    Two national reporters got to know the late George Floyd through his friends, family and loved ones, and tell the story of how his murder by a white police officer inspired an historic racial justice movement.

Episode Credits

  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Sarah Scanlan Guest
  • James Bacon Guest
  • Bridget McCutchen Guest
  • Toluse Olorunnipa Guest
  • Robert Samuels Guest

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