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Eddie Robinson Talks About His Own Path To Fatherhood

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Courtesy Eddie Robinson / I See U

From Texas Standard:

Eddie Robinson, who has been the local "Morning Edition" host at Houston Public Media for seven years, has taken on a new role. He’s now executive producer and host of a new weekly talk show and podcast called "I See U."

If that sounds like a wing in a hospital, Robinson says it's on purpose. The show focuses on racial equality and social justice in a time of emergency.

“This is a passion project and it's a labor of love. It hasn't been easy, that's for sure,” Robinson said. "But it's a very important show because it looks at having these uncomfortable conversations.”

On the show, Robinson talks to newsmakers, filmmakers, actors, musicians and community leaders.

“This show really gets at the heart of understanding who we are as individuals so that we can live better among ourselves as a community,” he said.

His upcoming Father’s Day show will discuss his own path to fatherhood as a gay man.

“I'm excited about this particular episode. You don't hear this kind of story on a public media platform often, but the traditional concept of family is evolving and gay men are starting to create families of their own without a partner,” he said.

"I See U" airs Saturday at 1 p.m. on Houston Public Media. It’s available anytime as a podcast.

Laura first joined the KUT team in April 2012. She now works for the statewide program Texas Standard as a reporter and producer. Laura came to KUT from the world of television news. She has worn many different hats as an anchor, reporter and producer at TV stations in Austin, Amarillo and Toledo, OH. Laura is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, a triathlete and enjoys travel, film and a good beer. She enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.