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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.