Our show today is part of our. . . . “in our own voice series” where Connections co-produces with community partners. This show continues our series on “Jewish Voices” and our co-producing partner is Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) our Co-producer for our Jewish Voices series is Anthony Sussman a big thank you for his coordination
Steve Honeggs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is my co-host today and we have guests who serve on the committee — Collaborative Legal Community Coalition CLCC –
Welcome Jerry Blackwell of Blackwell Burke PA and Judge John Toonheim (Chief U.S. District Judge, District of Minnesota, lead the — Collaborative Legal Community Coalition CLCC –
committee honoring Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson & Isaac McGhie who were African American circus workers who were lynched 100 years ago in Duluth (https://claytonjacksonmcghie.org/).
We will be discussing
the proceedings and meaning of the Max Mason pardon. An important point permeating the entire discussion is the role of the Federal District of Minnesota in reaching-out into the community in an educational mode—e.g. also Dred Scott and Lawyers Without Rights.