Racial Disparities In Traffic Stops, Cooking With Foraged Mushrooms

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morel mushrooms
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In Minneapolis a white police officer shot and killed a Black man after he tried to flee a traffic stop. We talk to a researcher about the racial and gender disparities in traffic stops, and what impact that has on different communities. Then a mushroom lover joins the show to talk about how to forage for and cook with mushrooms.

Featured in this Show

  • What The Data Shows About Race And Traffic Stops

    Daunte Wright, a Black man, was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis at a traffic stop. A researcher who’s analyzed millions of traffic stops explains disparities across race and gender in how police conduct this procedure.

  • Food Friday: Hunting For Mushrooms And Cooking Them

    Springtime means morel season. A chef joins the program to discuss how to find the mushroom and others and share some recipes that spotlight them.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  •  Kelsey Shoub Guest
  • Alan Bergo Guest