PBS NewsHour

How does racial bias lead to unnecessary calls to police?

Clip: 07/02/2018 | 9m 22s

A profusion of national incidents in which white citizens have called police on black citizens engaged in everyday activities shows how racial bias can escalate into confrontation and even violence or death. Yamiche Alcindor examines the concerns, highlighted by hashtags and memes like #LivingWhileBlack, with NAACP president Derrick Johnson.

Aired: 07/02/18

Rating: NR

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