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NBC10 TO AIR “RACE IN PHILLY: CALLS FOR POLICE REFORM” NEWS SPECIAL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE


Latest installment in ongoing ‘Race in Philly’ news series will air September 15

PHILADELPHIA (September 10, 2020) – NBC10 will air “Race in Philly: Calls for Police Reform, a 30-minute news special in partnership with The Philadelphia Tribune at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15. Hosted by NBC10 anchors Jacqueline London and Jim Rosenfield, this educational program is the latest installment in a series of news specials designed to advance the conversation about social injustice and racial disparities by providing context for this moment in history.

“Race in Philly: Calls for Police Reform” will look at the protesters’ demands for police reforms which resulted from the civil unrest that took place in Philadelphia in late May and early June. The reforms, they believe, will help repair years of bias in the city’s police department. The program will feature interviews with the advocates, the police, city leaders, and citizens about the issues at the forefront of the reform movement, including the controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ police tactic and the inequity of hiring practices within the Philadelphia Police Department.

“Race in Philly: Calls for Police Reform” will be livestreamed on NBC10.com, Telemundo62.com and the free NBC10 app.

WHAT: Race in Philly: Calls for Police Reform, A NBC10 Philadelphia Tribune Partnership

WHEN: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

7:30 PM to 8:00 PM

WHERE: NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU

MEDIA: Click here to view the promo

ABOUT NBC10 PHILADELPHIA / WCAU

Owned 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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