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Matthew McConaughey talks to former Longhorn Emmanuel Acho.

Former Texas Longhorn Emmanuel Acho has moved from the football field to the internet and is now the host of "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man." Here he is joined by fellow Austinite and Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey to talk about race, Black Lives Matter and the responsibility white people have to help address inequality in America.


Since George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in May, widespread protests have brought the subject of America's racial injustices to the forefront of the national conversation.

Acho's show has taken off since it debuted a week ago. Episode 1 has already had over 485,000 views on YouTube and Acho's Twitter has become a place for thousands more to talk about their experiences. On "Good Morning America" this morning, Acho talked about the success of his videos, saying, "what it means is that hearts are open, minds are ready to be turned, lives are ready to be changed."

Acho announced this morning that he is leaving his position as a sports analyst at ESPN for a role at Fox Sports' "Speak for Yourself."

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