AUSTIN, Texas — The death of George Floyd reignited a national spotlight on the Black Lives Matter movement, drawing protests across the country standing up against racial oppression in America, the societal issues of police brutality and social injustice, and more.
A large part of the movement, in essence, has been black people's outcry to the rest of white America to see the systemic racial issues that underlie societal norms still to this day in 2020.
Enter: "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" by former UT football player and sports analyst Emmanuel Acho.
Acho has been outspoken on social media regarding everything mentioned above, and he has started his own segment of videos addressing these issues on his Twitter page.
In the prologue of the first iteration of the series, Acho said he'd received many messages from white people asking questions like "how can I help," "how can I join in" or "how can I stand with you?"
Acho said he created this as an educational tool for those white people looking to help but might not necessarily understand how or where to even start.
The former Longhorn football star also appeared on "Good Morning America" to discuss the series.
You can watch all the episodes of "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" below:
Episode 1: Acho starts "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man"
Episode 2: Acho is joined by Matthew McConaughey
Episode 3: Acho is joined by Chip and Joanna Gaines
Episode 4: Acho responds to viewer emails
Episode 5: 'The Interracial Episode'
Emmanuel Acho teams up with Oprah Winfrey to release "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" book:
Episode 6: White Parents Raising Black Children with the Ivey family
Episode 7: Race vs. Religion
This article will update as more episodes are released. Continue to check back for the latest episodes of "Uncomfortable conversations with a black man."
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