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Why military hasn't made more progress on overcoming racism

Clip: 06/09/2020 | 10m 8s Video has closed captioning.

George Floyd's death and ensuing mass protests over police treatment of black Americans have sparked new calls to improve race relations within the U.S. military, as well. On Tuesday, the U.S. Air Force made history by confirming the first African American chief of a military service. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to retired Major General Dana Pittard and retired Brigadier General Remo Butler.

Aired: 06/09/20

Rating: NR

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