The Heat discusses law enforcement and race in America

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It’s been a relationship historically marred by suspicion, mistrust, frustration and violence. So after just 15 months in office, FBI Director James Comey chose to confront the shortcomings of both police and their communities. Will it make a difference? CCTV America’s Jim Spellman filed this report. 

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The Heat discusses law enforcement in US

The Heat discusses law enforcement in US

It's been a relationship historically marred by suspicion, mistrust, frustration and violence. So after just 15 months in office, FBI Director James Comey chose to confront the shortcomings of both police and their communities. Will it make a difference? CCTV America's Jim Spellman filed this report

To discuss more on the relationship between U.S. law enforcement and communities of color, The Heat joined with three experts.

  • Chanelle Hardy, an attorney and executive with the National Urban League, a leading U.S. civil rights organization.
  • Safiya Jafari Simmons, Chief Strategist, SJS Consulting.
  • Roland Martin, award-winning journalist and commentator (Watch our #OneMoreQuestion with Martin here where he answers some of the question you asked on Twitter).
Chanelle Hardy, Safiya Jafari Simmons and Roland Martin discuss law enforcement

Chanelle Hardy, Safiya Jafari Simmons and Roland Martin discuss law enforcement

To discuss more on the relationship between U.S. law enforcement and communities of color, The Heat joined with three experts.

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Chanelle Hardy, Safiya Jafari Simmons and Roland Martin discuss race and policing in US

Chanelle Hardy, Safiya Jafari Simmons and Roland Martin discuss race and policing in US

To discuss more on the relationship between U.S. law enforcement and communities of color, The Heat joined with three experts.