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Black Law Enforcement Organization Wants Implicit Bias Training 'Mandated' For Police

Black Lives Matter protesters stage a demonstration in front of the offices of Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert on April 4, 2018 in Sacramento, Calif., in the wake of the police shooting of Stephon Clark. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Black Lives Matter protesters stage a demonstration in front of the offices of Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert on April 4, 2018 in Sacramento, Calif., in the wake of the police shooting of Stephon Clark. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

There’s ongoing distrust, anger and fear between communities of color and police, following a series of police shootings of unarmed black men. The shootings have sparked street protests, lawsuits, soul-searching and calls for change.

Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) speaks with Clarence Cox (@Cox_Chief), president of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement, about how its members are responding.

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