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Matthew McConaughey featured in 'Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man' video

Former NFL linebacker and current Fox Sports 1 analyst Emmanuel Acho hosts the video, a second in a series called “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man.”
Credit: City of Austin

LONGVIEW, Texas — Academy Award-winning actor and Longview High School graduate Matthew McConaughey mentioned his alma mater in a video recently featuring him having an open conversation with a black man about race in America.

Former NFL linebacker and current Fox Sports 1 analyst Emmanuel Acho hosts the video, a second in a series called “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man.”

On his YouTube page, Acho describes the series as “a safe place to have the uncomfortable conversations about race that many people have never been able to have.”

You can read more about this story from our partners at the Longview News-Journal.