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Special Edition: HPD Chief Art Acevedo and Activist Ashton P. Woods (June 1, 2020)

The police chief and a civil rights activist discuss George Floyd, race and Houston protests.


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Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about important issues affecting the community.

In the first half, host Ernie Manouse chats with Art Acevedo, Chief of the Houston Police Department, and in the second half with Ashton P. Woods, founder and lead organizer of Black Lives Matter Houston.

The guests discuss the impact of the death of George Floyd on Houston, recent protests and community action that can be taken, and they field listeners' questions and comments.

This segment contains brief use of an offensive word.

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