Journalist Lewis W. Diuguid and educator Bette Tate-Beaver on the Verdict: Former Police Officer Chauvin Trial for the Murder of George Floyd

Journalist/author Lewis W. Diuguid and educator/activist Bette Tate Beaver discuss the verdict rendered in the trial of former Minneapolis, MN, police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of citizen George Floyd.

Lewis Diuguid is a former columnist, editorial board member, op-ed page editor, and letters editor at The Kansas City Star, as well as a published author. He is an active member of the Kansas City Association of Black Journalists,  Lewis’ Kansas City Star articles may be linked here. Books by Lewis Diuguid include:

  • Discovering the Real America : Toward a More Perfect Union
  • A Teacher’s Cry : Expose the Truth about Education Today
  • Our Fathers: Making Black Men

Bette Tate-Beaver is a multi-cultural educator and the  Executive  Director of the National Association for Multi Cultural Education (NAME), Advancing and Advocating for Social Justice and Equity. Six points of consensus regarding multicultural education that are central to NAME’s philosophy, and serve as NAME’s goals are:

  • To respect and appreciate cultural diversity.
  • To promote the understanding of unique cultural and ethnic heritage.
  • To promote the development of culturally responsible and responsive curricula.
  • To facilitate acquisition of the attitudes, skills, and knowledge to function in various cultures.
  • To eliminate racism and discrimination in society.
  • To achieve social, political, economic, and educational equity. Bette also serves

Bette is also an affiliate and active member of the Kansas City Association of Black Journalists.

Host and producer:  Donna Morrow Wolfe

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