Race in Philly: One Year Later will examine what has transpired over the past year since George Floyd’s murder, as well as what steps are being taken in response by the city.
WCAU, the NBC O&O in Philadelphia, is airing a live half-hour news special on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death.
Race in Philly: One Year Later, airs tonight at 7:30 and is presented in partnership with the The Philadelphia Tribune, the oldest continuously published African-American newspaper in the United States.
It will also be livestreamed on NBC10.com and the free NBC10 app and on demand via the NBC10 app on Roku and Apple TV.
Race in Philly: One Year Later will examine what has changed over the past year since George Floyd’s murder, as well as what steps are being taken in response by the city.
The program will feature a commemoration of George Floyd and it will explore how policing has changed in the past year and how the Persons of Color (POC) community is handling the ongoing trauma after Floyd’s death.
The show will feature various local news stories, including:
- How the Black community is dealing with the ongoing trauma of seeing viral videos of Blacks being killed, even after George Floyd’s murder.
- A spotlight on West Philadelphia businesses that were heavily affected after the civil unrest that ensued last May.
- A look at how educators are teaching students and having discussions with them about George Floyd’s murder and the Chauvin conviction in school.
Race in Philly: One Year Later is part of a series of news specials designed to advance the conversation about social injustice and racial disparities.
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