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Broadcasters Tackle Tough Racial Issues

Topic: Racial Issues and Equality
Posted on 6/5/2020

Stations across the country have been airing town hall specials related to protests and issues of police brutality throughout early June.

ABC owned-and-operated WPVI Philadelphia will air a virtual town hall “Race, Rage and Healing: Where Do We Go From Here?” on June 7, moderated by WPVI anchor Sharrie Williams.

Nexstar Media’s CBS affiliate KOIN-TV Portland hosted a virtual town hall to address race and justice issues on June 4.

Capitol Broadcasting Company’s NBC affiliate WRAL-TV Raleigh, N.C. hosted a candid conversation with local police regarding law enforcement, also on June 4.

NBC owned-and-operated KNTV San Francisco aired “Race in America: The Conversation” on June 4 to address issues related to race, especially in the local community.

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