ABC13/KTRK-TV Houston to Host Virtual Town Hall to Discuss Race Relations and Our Faith Communities
Virtual Town Hall is TODAY, June 15 (7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CDT)
Style Magazine Newswire | 6/16/2020, 11:37 a.m.
ABC13, Houston’s most-watched television station, presents an exclusive stream-only one-hour virtual town hall TODAY, JUNE 15 (7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CDT), highlighting the role of our communities of faith in the conversation on racism, social justice and police brutality. Exclusive streaming on ABC13’s Facebook Live, YouTube, ABC13's app, and ABC13’s connected TV apps on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku.
As the nation grapples with race relations following George Floyd’s death, ABC13’s Eyewitness News anchor Melanie Lawson is moderating an interfaith discussion on how religious leaders are addressing the crises of racial inequality and violence.
Panelists for the town hall will include the following:
Pastor Remus Wright, The Fountain of Praise
Co-Pastor Mia Wright, The Fountain of Praise
Bishop James W.E. Dixon II, The Community of Faith
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Galveston-Houston Archdiose
Rabbi David Lyon, Congregation Beth Israel
Imam Tauqeer Shah, Islamic Society of Greater Houston
Rev. William Lawson, founding pastor, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
Pastor Steve Wells, South Main Baptist Church
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Harris County Sheriff
ABC13 urges viewers to join the town hall and submit their questions online at ABC13.com or through the ABC13 news app for possible inclusion in Monday's town hall.
The virtual town hall is MONDAY, JUNE 15 at 7:00 p.m. CDT, and will exclusively stream LIVE on ABC13.com, ABC13’s Facebook Live, YouTube, ABC13's app, and ABC13’s connected TV apps on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku.