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WRAL Documentary Starts Community Conversation

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 12/15/2016

Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate WRAL-TV Raleigh aired documentary, “Black and Blue,” commercial-free during prime time on December 15. The program examines the relationship between police and the African-American communities in Raleigh. Immediately following the documentary, WRAL invited community and faith leaders, law enforcement and the community to join the conversation online. “This is a complex topic that deserves meaningful and ongoing action and dialogue beyond news coverage of the shootings,” said General Manager Steven D. Hammel. “WRAL is committed to providing it using every path we have into the community.”

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