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Newark's mayor Ras Baraka speaks to the media during a meeting with police chief and N.J. civil organizations outside of the federal building, in Newark, New Jersey, after the grand jury decision in Ferguson on Monday, November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST) - RTR4FKNL

How do different racial groups view the police?

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Only one-third of African Americans think the police are doing an excellent job, compared to roughly three quarters of white people, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. But Newark, New Jersey Mayor Ras Baraka has worked to change those numbers. Continue reading

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Trump and Clinton on race and police in first presidential debate

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off Monday night in the first of three presidential debates leading up to this year’s election on Nov. 8. Continue reading

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Report finds pattern of racial discrimination by Baltimore police

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The Baltimore Police Department exhibited a pattern of racial discrimination in recent years, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday.
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U.S. not yet in post-racial society, Dallas pastor says

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Recent police-related events in the U.S. have many Americans seeking ways to improve racial tensions throughout the country. Continue reading

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Police shooting of Louisiana man sparks outrage

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An officer-involved shooting that led to the death of a black man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday night has once again ignited protest over the treatment of black Americans by police. Continue reading

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