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The Hard Part- A Talk w/ Hsv./Madison County NAACP Pres. Jerry Burnet

Saturday, July 18, 2020

The hardest part about making effective change is having difficult conversations. We can start to understand one another with a simple gesture- providing a listening ear and civil conversation. WLRH Producer Katy Ganaway sits down with Jerry Burnet, President of the Huntsville/ Madison County Chapter of the NAACP. They discuss staying safe at a protest, successful interactions with police, why voting matters and other topics related to the June 3rd Rally Against Police Brutality in downtown Huntsville. The protests were organized in response to the death of a black man, George Floyd, who died under the knee of a Minnesota police officer. This interview took place June 11, 2020.

You can learn more about the Huntsville/ Madison County Chapter of the NAACP by visiting their Facebook page:: https://www.facebook.com/HuntsvilleMadisonCountyNAACP/

And listen to other conversations here...

Vice Chair of Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council David Little: http://wlrh.org/News/hard-part-talk-w-david-little-vice-chair-hpcac

Citizens Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform Liaison Angela Curry: http://wlrh.org/News/hard-part-talk-w-cccjr-liaison-angela-curry

Hsv. Police Chief Mark McMurray: http://wlrh.org/News/hard-part-talk-w-huntsville-police-chief-mark-mcmurray

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