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Pres. Obama to hold race relations town hall on ESPN, ABC Thursday

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Jemele Hill: Town hall will be as open and honest as possible (0:49)

Jemele Hill discusses her expectations prior to Thursday night's town hall with President Obama and David Muir about race relations, justice, policing and equality. (0:49)

The Disney Media Networks will broadcast a town hall meeting with President Obama on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET from Washington.

"The President and The People: A National Conversation" will be shown commercial-free on ESPN and ABC, and streamed online at Watch ESPN and Watch ABC.

ABC's "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir will moderate the conversation about race relations, justice, policing and equality. ESPN's Jemele Hill, co-host of His and Hers, will join Muir and the president, along with officers, parents, students and families affected by recent violence in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis and Dallas.

The town hall will also be shown on Freeform, ABC News Digital, Yahoo, ABC News' Facebook page and YouTube channel, and ABC Radio.

After the town hall, "Nightline" will air a special edition as well.