CNN will look at police practices and the African-American community in a new installment of its Black In America series airing Nov. 18.
Journalist Soledad O’Brien will host Black In America: Black & Blue, which will show how lives of young African-American men are fractured by aggressive policing, according to CNN officials.
“What is so shocking is that this police practice was used around the country - and in some places still is - with the theory that police were stopping criminals,” said O’Brien. “It’s shocking that the city where this was popularized was stopping so many innocent people."
Black In America: Black & Blue is the sixth in the Black In America series, which launched in 2008.
Weekly digest of streaming and OTT industry news
Thank you for signing up to Multichannel News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.