PBS NewsHour

An essay on power and the police

Clip: 08/06/2020 | 2m 32s Video has closed captioning.

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis this past May sparked protests nationwide, and even across the globe, about racism and police brutality. But for many Black Americans, more frequent and mundane interactions cause a permanent sense of fear. In this essay, author Dawn Turner shares her humble opinion on why the incidents that don’t make headlines need to be examined, too.

Aired: 08/06/20

Rating: NR

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