Black White & Blue: A look at the relationship police and the black community


2014 gave us an ugly look at the fragile relationship between police and the black community.

In the TV special Black White & Blue, Fusion looks at the problem from all sides. Watch highlights below.

The Talk: What blacks parents tell their kids about the police

Screen Shot 2015-03-01 at 9.05.22 AMWhen a young black man it shot by police, it often ends up with a conversation between black parents and their children, especially sons. Often called “the talk,” it’s a conversation that has its roots in slavery, when parents prepped their children on how to navigate an unfair world and often gave instructions on how to keep them alive. Sadly, the conversation hasn’t evolved much.

The science of bias: Does race matter when cops pull the trigger?

In scenariosthe wake of Ferguson, cops and police departments across the country started to pay more attention to what science has to say about racial bias. And some new research has yielded surprising results about what…

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