WRAL-TV To Focus On Issues in Race Exhibit Via Half-Hour News Special on Wednesday

WRAL RACE special

WRAL-TV has put together a half-hour program inspired by an compelling exhibit at a local museum. “Race: Are We So Different?” is currently on exhibit at the the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, and now a half-hour program with the same name will air on WRAL-TV on Wednesday, June 28th at 7pm.

The WRAL special does not rehash the subject of race but rather comes at it from different angles. From a scientific angle: Is race in our genes or in our minds? There are historic and artistic angles as well—art and race, cultural perspectives, and personal stories.

It’s a special that just might make people think in different ways.

The team at WRAL had been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Race: Are We So Different exhibit for months.  Beginning in April, when the exhibit opened, WRAL News did a series of stories exposing viewers to the provocative, acclaimed project.

Wednesday, June 28th, the latest effort airs on WRAL at 7:00pm.  Created by WRAL-TV Specialty Reporter Scott Mason and WRAL-TV News Photographer 2 Robert Meikle, the WRAL News Special Race: Are We So Different shares the voices of people young and old, scientists, artists and historians discussing race from their perspective.

Find out more about the RACE: Are We So Different exhibit:

The program will be repeated on FOX 50 Sunday, July 9th at 5:00pm.

Thanks to WRAL-TV’s Leesa Moore for contributions to this capcom story.

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