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Civil rights expert discusses Hennepin County resolution declaring racism a public health crisis

Kevin Doran
Updated: June 30, 2020 10:24 PM
Created: June 30, 2020 09:28 PM

Tuesday, Hennepin County passed a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.

Hennepin County is one of 12 counties in the nation to take this action.

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Hennepin County commissioners pass resolution declaring racism a public health crisis

But what does it mean when racism is declared a public health crisis? 

KSTP's Kevin Doran spoke with Yohuru Williams, a professor and civil rights expert at the University of St. Thomas about the topic. 

To see the interview, click the video box above. 


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