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The African-American Community’s Relationship with Law-Enforcement: A Live Houston Matters Town Hall

On this special edition of Houston Matters, we devote our entire hour to exploring the relationship between Greater Houston police and Houston’s black community with a number of guests in front of a live audience at Houston Public Media. Our guests include: Harris County Sheriff-elect Ed Gonzalez Houston Police Department Executive Assistant Chief Michael Dirden […]

Town Hall DiverseCity Panel BannerOn this special edition of Houston Matters, we devote our entire hour to exploring the relationship between Greater Houston police and Houston’s black community with a number of guests in front of a live audience at Houston Public Media.

Our guests include:

We look at how Houston is faring in building relationships and bridging the divide between law enforcement and the African-American community.

We consider whether Houston has the same problems as other parts of the country and what steps already exist — or can be taken — to address those divides, particularly in light of nationwide division brought front and center through the 2016 presidential election.

DiverseCity Initiative

This conversation is a part of Houston Public Media’s DiverseCity intiative, a year-long look at what Houston’s diversity means for the region, how it connects or divides us and how it shapes the nation’s fourth-largest city.

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