Maryland Public Television is hosting an hour-long town hall meeting Monday evening on race and policing. It will be simulcast on public radio station WYPR-FM (88.1) and will also be available for viewing on the MPT livestream at mpt.org/livestream.
MPT moderators Jeff Salkin and Charles Robinson will host advocates and experts, breaking the conversation down into three segments:
— Where are we and what’s at stake?
— Finding solutions and turning protests into policy
— Police accountability
Among the guests scheduled to appear during the program are DeRay Mckesson, the civil rights activist; Johnetta Elzie, civil rights activist and a leader of the group We The Protesters; Raymond Winbush, a research professor and director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University; Michael Harrison, Baltimore City police commissioner; and Melissa Hyatt, Baltimore County police chief.
The program is part of the statewide public TV network’s initiative titled “Standing Against Racism: Fostering Unity Through Dialogue.” More information and resources are available at mpt.org/raceresources/.