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WSLS Airs ’20/20 Focus: The Push For Equality’

Topic: Racial Issues and Equality
Posted on 8/14/2020

Graham Media Groups’ WSLS 10 Roanoke, Va., aired an hour-long original production called "20/20 Focus: The Push For Equality" on Aug. 6. The special program put a spotlight on racial disparities, covered a wide breadth of history and explored how Virginia can move forward toward a more equitable future.

“Racial injustices dominate headlines daily; it’s our responsibility to go past that. Journalists must dig deep into the issues,” station News Director Rick Moll said. “The work WSLS 10 put in to share difficult conversations while educating is a testament to the connection between our brand and our viewers.”

“It was sobering, informative, engaging and full of hope,” said Graham Media Group President and CEO Emily Barr.

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