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Thursday’s Houston Matters: Police Reform And Evaluating Safe Restaurants (June 25, 2020)

On Thursday’s show: A new police reform task force in Houston, restaurant safety during COVID, depicting a small Texas community in film, and staying safe during a pandemic in the summer heat.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: We take a look at Mayor Sylvester Turner’s new task force on police reform.

Also this hour: We talk with Eric Sandler from CultureMap and Barbara Stewart from the University of Houston about how local restaurants can make consumers feel safe during the pandemic.

Plus, Joshua Zinn talks with local critic Cary Darling and writer and director Channing Godfrey Peoples about a new Texas-based film called Miss Juneteenth.

And we learn how to stay safe from both the summer heat and COVID-19 from Dr. Don Briscoe from the University of Houston College of Medicine.

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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on HPM Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews for Houston...

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