WATCH: Detroit 2020: Unify Detroit special to focus on healing our community and nation

Posted at 5:55 PM, Jul 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-14 21:36:13-04

In the aftermath of tragic shootings across the country, WXYZ-TV, Channel 7 teamed up with Detroit community leaders to address the issues facing our community. A special broadcast, “Detroit 2020: Unify Detroit,” aired on Thursday, July 14.

WXYZ Editorial and Public Affairs Director, Chuck Stokes, was joined joined by Detroit Police Chief James Craig, along with Rev. Charles Williams II, President, National Action Network of Michigan, and Steve Spreitzer, President and CEO of the Michigan Roundtable, to discuss what is being done to heal our nation and our community.

The special aired live from WXYZ’s downtown Detroit studio at the Qube building.

Later that night, ABC will host a landmark town hall special with President Obama to addresses the tragic shootings across the county. “The President and The People: A National Conversation” airs Thursday, July 14 at 8 p.m.