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'Stop it! Stop it!': Do police target black males?

NEED TO KNOW
  • Michael Brown was shot to death by police in Missouri on August 9
  • Protests, violence and arrests have marked the days since Brown's death
  • Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph: 'Don't act like it doesn't happen!'

Controversy surrounding the August 9 shooting death of unarmed Missouri teen Michael Brown has the nation reeling. What really happened the day he was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson?

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph joins Jane and her Lion's Den panel to debate that very question. Ralph says not all police are out to shoot African American men, but that it does happen more often than people think. She also says black and brown men in America need to be given a manual on how to approach police.

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