Minnesota Reformer – “Heal America Tour” shows divisions in police reform movement

“The idea of America needs to be embraced to its fullest potential.” That was the message delivered by Bishop Omar Jahwar, CEO and founder of Urban Specialists and host of “Heal America: A Course Correction Conversation on Race, Citizenship, and Humanity,” held in Dallas on June 24 and streaming nationwide.

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The Well News – Standing Together: Heal America Tour to Host Community Discussion on Race, Reform in Minneapolis

A panel of community leaders will lead a discussion on systemic injustices in Minneapolis, Minn., on Wednesday as a part of the “Heal America Tour”, a series of events designed to spark productive dialogues on inequality in America. The event, hosted by Bishop Omar Jahwar in partnership with Stand Together, will take place just a few miles from the location where George Floyd was killed while in Minneapolis police custody.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE – URBAN SPECIALISTS TO HOST DISCUSSION ON ADVANCING POLICE REFORMS IN MINNEAPOLIS

Urban Specialists announced it will host a discussion on advancing police reforms. According to a release, the Heal America Tour: A Course Correction Conversation on Race, Citizenship & Humanity, will take place on July 29 at the Shiloh Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis. The discussion will be hosted by Urban Specialists CEO and Founder Bishop Omar Jahwar.

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Instagram – Liv Warfield on Heal America

Last week, I was part of a movement that was so powerful that it shifted my thought process. I was invited by @bishopomarjahwar and @standtogetherfoundation @standtogether to participate in singing my song “Freedom” on this platform. This was more than just singing.. this was an serious moment for me that really brought it home to my purpose again.

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PopCulture.com – Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Shares Thoughts on ‘Defund the Police’ Movement

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had some interesting things to say about the "Defund the Police" movement going on across the country. Cuban took part in a conversation at an event in Dallas called Heal America: A Course Correction Conversation on Race, Citizenship and Humanity, which was hosted by Stand Together and Urban Specialist. He was one of the many guests that talked about the issues going on in the country, including police brutality. Cuban said he's not a fan of defunding the police but has an idea of what can be done.

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NBC DFW – Leaders and Activists Discuss How to Heal America

Turning grief and anger into actions is the goal of the Heal America Tour a discussion at Gilley’s in Dallas as well as online. A diverse group of leaders, activists, athletes, and celebrities spoke about racism, police brutality, the fight for equal justice and police reform in the event hosted by Stand Together and Urban Specialists.

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