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After the Dallas Police Attack, How Do We Ensure Future Protests are Peaceful & Safe?

In light of the attack on Dallas police at a protest rally, we consider what we can do to ensure future protests and rallies are peaceful, that dialogue is thoughtful and that action is useful here in Houston — and across the nation — as we try to come to grips with all the violence […]

Houston Matters microphonesIn light of the attack on Dallas police at a protest rally, we consider what we can do to ensure future protests and rallies are peaceful, that dialogue is thoughtful and that action is useful here in Houston — and across the nation — as we try to come to grips with all the violence that has occurred this week.

We talk with Houston Black Lives Matter organizer Ashton P. Woods and Dr. Robert Buzzanco, a history professor at the University of Houston, who will offer some perspective on the violence America saw during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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