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A Mostly White Community College and a Diverse Minneapolis Tech School Collaborate on Racial Justice and Equity



by Ellie Ashford

In response to the murder of George Floyd, a predominantly white Southern community college is partnering with a diverse two-year college in a Minneapolis suburb to explore issues of racial justice and equity.

After Floyd was killed by a white police officer who knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes on a Minneapolis street, “many of our employees were just heartbroken,” says Vicki Karolewics, president of Wallace State Community College (WSCC) in Hanceville, Alabama.

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