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Troubling Findings Revealed By NPR Investigation On Police Shootings Of Black People

Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 15, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 15, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police officers have fatally shot at least 135 unarmed Black men and women in the U.S. since 2015, according to an NPR investigation.

Here & Now‘s Callum Borchers speaks with Cheryl W. Thompson about her team’s findings.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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