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Roxane Gay on Police Shootings: We Are Not Seeing Enough Consequences

Hear some of President Obama's public statement yesterday, followed by callers and comments from guests.

Chris Burbank, retired police chief and director of Law Enforcement Engagement Center for Policing Equity, talks about the study that the center is releasing today about police use of force and race.

And Roxane Gay, a writer and associate professor at Purdue University, joins to discuss the events of this week, namely the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. 


 2016-07-08  23m