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Today With Dr. Kaye: The significance of 9 minutes and 29 seconds

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Dr. Kaye reflects on the trial of Derick Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd. 

Prosecutors on Monday, said Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, correcting the 8:46 timing that was initially reported. 


“We are going to talk about the persistent, stubborn nature of racism. We are going to talk about the path toward redemption….We are going to talk about how there can be no forgiveness without justice…” - Dr. Kaye


Click below to listen to the conversation.


During the second hour of the show, Kobie Flowers, a local trial lawyer, joins Dr. Kaye to provide insight on the murder trial. 

Today With Dr. Kaye: 3-30-21- Hour 2

  RELATED: Former police officer knelt on George Floyd for 9 minutes and 29 seconds


Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the award-winning author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis; a featured Public Commentator for WYPR and Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun; a K-12 master teacher in African American History; an award-winning curriculum writer and lesson plan developer; an award-winning former Baltimore City middle school teacher; and, a three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.
Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media.