The Walk Home Podcast | KNKX Public Radio

A new podcast from the team that brought you Outsiders

The Walk Home Podcast
Manuel Ellis

On the night of March 3, 2020 — three months before George Floyd was murdered — Manny Ellis encountered police while walking home in Tacoma, Washington. He died on that dark street corner. Officers say it was an accident brought on by Manny himself. The story almost ended there.

The reason it didn’t: Manny’s little sister, Monèt Carter-Mixon. Following her feeling that something about her brother’s death wasn’t right, Monèt set out to investigate what really happened. What she found challenges the way we think about these investigations, and it sets up what promises to be a trial unlike anything the Pacific Northwest has ever seen. But two years after Manny’s death collided with the racial justice movement of 2020 we want to know what his death means — and what his life meant.

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Two Seconds of Audio

“A recording changes the trajectory of Monet's life.”

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II

Little Big Sister

“In the stillness of the pandemic, Monèt hunts down crucial information.”

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III

Not Saying Anything

“Investigators finish their probe into Manny’s death. Then, a revelation.”

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Credits

Kari Plog

Reporter & Producer

Mayowa Aina

Reporter & Producer

Will James

Senior Producer

Patrick Malone

Reporter

Florangela Davila

Executive Producer

Jonathan Martin

Executive Producer

Tiara Darnell

Editor

Bethany Denton

Mix Engineer

Will Jordan

Music

Lauren Frohne

Video

Erika Schultz

Video

Marcel E.C. Augustin

Music

Quincy “Q Dot” Henry

Music

Rotator Creative

Cover Art

Miyoko Wolf

Research

Parker Miles Blohm

Website

Ramon Dompor

Video

Corinne Chinn

Video

Cara Kuhlman

Online Managing Editor

Erik Hanberg

Marketing

Brenda Goldstein-Young

Events

Matt Lindenburg

Director Of Content

Special thanks to the Ellis family

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