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Ellie 2.0 Radio – October 14, 2019

We start out featuring Fannie Lou Hamer, a Mississippi civil rights activist who suffered a horrific beating as she worked to register African Americans to vote in the early 1960’s. The Big Interview is with Benjamin Saulsberry of the Emmett Till Interpretive Center, who shares about how the death of Emmett Till has been called “Ground Zero” for the modern civil rights movement. In Block C, I talk about my recent inclusivity work in Greater MN, including where I was told that “God doesn’t make mistakes” relative to gender, the inference being that despite my identity as a transgender woman, I’ll always just be a man. I further share how another training attendee responded by having none of that…