Alan Page: ‘It’s not a people problem, it’s a system problem’ (audio)

Justice Alan Page (James L. Stroud, Jr/MSR News)

Former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and NFL Hall of Famer Alan Page recently sat down with MSR Sports Columnist Larry Fitzgerald, Sr. during media festivities at the Mall of America leading up to Super Bowl 52 on Feb. 4 in Minneapolis.

In the audio below, Page reflects on his Hall of Fame career, playing in the Super Bowl, racial disparities in the criminal justice system, and his new exhibit Testify currently on display at the Minneapolis Central Library until Feb. 6.


For more on Testify, see Dwight Hobbes’ story Page family curates exhibit of African American history


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