ABC13's Conversations for Change

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- George Floyd's death at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers has started a new conversation about civil rights and racial inequality across the world.

ABC13 anchors and hosts of the Virtual Town Hall: Police and Our Communities of Color, Melanie Lawson and Chauncy Glover recapped what they shared with community leaders, and their hopes for change. In addition, they are opening up share their very personal thoughts and first-hand experiences dealing with racism in America.

ABC13's African American anchors and reporters shared their personal experiences, and how they each define racism.

ABC13's anchors Melanie Lawson and Chauncy Glover share their experience with racism
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ABC13 anchors Melanie Lawson and Chauncy Glover share personal thoughts about racism from the past and to the present



WATCH: ABC13's Erica Simon shares her experience covering the George Floyd story
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ABC13's Erica Simon shared, "I'm really struggling with this, to be completely honest. ... I'm trying to find a way to let out my emotions, yet still be able to be strong enough to tell the story. But it is difficult."



WATCH: ABC13 anchor Samica Knight shares her experiences with racism
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ABC13's Samica Knight shares her memory of experiencing racism from a small child.



WATCH: ABC13 reporter Raven Ambers shares her first experience with racism
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ABC13 reporter Raven Ambers says she first felt racism as a series of moments involving kids from her childhood.



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