Ayolanda Mack-Evans is an inaugural participant in SEG's U-Train program.
New MN Film Tries to Bring Context to Gun-Violence Debate
Ayolanda Evans Mack, director of community response and education for the group Protect Minnesota, said the public narrative leads many to believe Black and Brown communities are inherently violent. She said that misperception makes it harder to get to the bottom of these incidents.
"How communities are living, how they have been historically and currently marginalized in so many different ways - housing and education, and access to health care," she said.