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NBC10 TO AIR “RACE IN PHILLY: 101” NEWS SPECIAL ON JUNE 30 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE

PHILADELPHIA (June 26, 2020) – NBC10 will air “Race in Philly: 101, a 30-minute news special in partnership with The Philadelphia Tribune at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30. Hosted by NBC10 anchor Jacqueline London, this educational program is designed to advance the conversation about social injustice and racial disparities by providing context for this moment in history.

“Race in Philly: 101” will examine why this movement resonates so deeply in Philadelphia. It includes an in-depth look at the city’s history with policing. It also explores redlining, how it created a segregated city and how the effects linger in city neighborhoods to this day.

The news special also teaches viewers about race and discrimination with the help of prominent researchers and educators, including Temple University professor Dr. Molefi Asante, a leading scholar in African-American studies, and Dr. Peggy McIntosh, who popularized the term “white privilege” in a groundbreaking 1989 essay.

“Race in Philly: 101” is sponsored by Independence Blue Cross and will air commercial-free on NBC10. It will also be livestreamed on NBC10.com, Telemundo62.com and the free NBC10 app.

WHAT: “Race in Philly: 101”

WHEN: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

7:30 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE: NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU

MEDIA: Click here to view the promo

ABOUT NBC10 PHILADELPHIA / WCAUOwned by NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia has been delivering local news, information and weather for more than 60 years, serving nearly six million viewers throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, South Jersey and Delaware. Viewers turn to NBC10 for the most up-to-date breaking news and weather on a variety of platforms, including online at nbc10.com and via mobile and social platforms. NBC10 produces more than 41 hours of local news programming per week. COZI TV, the station’s multicast network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies as well as local programming. COZI TV can be seen on Comcast channel 248, Verizon channel 460, RCN channel 28 and over-the-air on digital 10.2.

ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE

Founded in 1884 by Christopher James Perry, Sr., The Philadelphia Tribune is America’s oldest and the Greater Philadelphia region’s largest daily audited newspaper serving the African-American community. Today, the Tribune is published five days a week and maintains a website presence at www.phillytrib.com. In addition to the newspaper itself, the company publishes Tribune Magazine; Sojourner, a visitor’s guide to Philadelphia; and the Learning Key, an educational supplement directed to students, parents, and teachers, highlighting schools, programs of special interest and student achievement. Since 1995, the Tribune has been honored with the John B. Russwurm award seven times for “Best Newspaper” in America.

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