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Minnesota United teammates Jacori Hayes & Mason Toye discuss being Black in America, their shared dedication to "educate," and why they believe the George Floyd murder — while too familiar — will be the one to bring change. As MLS announces return to play, how do we keep the Black Lives Matter movement in the forefront? Let’s listen.
- 0:00- Intro from Jillian and Susannah
- 6:30 - Jacori Hayes & Mason Toye join the show.
- 7:00 - Immediate thoughts on where their minds are right now
- 10:25 - Jacori - The burden of black people to educate
- 12:43 - White people are “Oblivious to their white privilege”
- 20:25 - Jacori - “This event has popped the bubble I’ve been living in”
- 21:40 - Mason - “This is a turning point...we haven’t seen this on a world wide level”
- 24:15 - Mason on Minneapolis - “For this to happen here is surreal to me”
- 25:53 - Jacori on Minneapolis - “This isn’t normal. Don’t normalize this”
- 27:04 - Jacori on why he wrote his statement
- 31:35 - Mason on Kaepernick
- 32:53 - Jacori on Kaepernick/Drew Brees “It’s incredibly frustrating"
- 35:08 - Mason - “I’d like the league to show unity”
- 38:13 - On return to play
- 42:10 - Jacori on what people should do
- 44:00 - Mason on what people should do
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