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The Best Explanation I've Ever Heard Of Why Black People And White People See Cops Differently

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FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 19: Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) | Scott Olson via Getty Images

Clearly everyone isn't on the same page when the conversation about race, police brutality, and excessive force rears its ugly head (which, incidentally, happens every time another story of young people of color being harassed, assaulted, or killed makes national headlines).

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