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Podcast: 36 Lyn and the Aftermath of George Floyd's Death

Black c-store owner discusses tackling racial tension and local unrest

MINNEAPOLIS — Lonnie McQuirter’s store is located less than two miles away from where George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis in May 2020. McQuirter, owner of 36 Lyn Refuel Station, faced challenging circumstances as a Black retailer dealing with the aftermath of Floyd’s death amid looting and civil unrest.

Join McQuirter and Hannah Prokop, tobacco and beverage editor at CSP, for a chat about how to start the conversation around diversity, equity and inclusion in convenience retail.

At Your Convenience” brings industry experts and analysts together with CSP editors to discuss the latest in c-store news and trends. From mergers and acquisitions to foodservice and technology, the podcast delivers the story straight to listeners in short-format episodes, perfect for the morning commute or a quick break at the office.

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