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Special Edition: Preparations For George Floyd’s Houston Funeral; Healing Racism (June 5, 2020)

Listeners relate their experiences regarding racism and the death of George Floyd.

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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 this episode, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dallas Jones, co-host of Houston Public Media’s Red, White & Blue. Jones is also one of the organizers of the George Floyd funeral services scheduled for June 9 in Houston.

Then, Cherry Steinwender, co-executive director and co-founder of the Center for the Healing of Racism, joins Ernie to discuss the impact of George Floyd’s death in the context of our country’s historical experience of racism. Steinwender also fields questions and comments from listeners.

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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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