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Rashawn Ray on Sociology, Structural Racism Within Policing, and Police Reform

Plus, Bakari and Rashawn discuss why the “one bad apple” argument is damaging police reform movements

Researcher Rashawn Ray Has Studied Racial Disparities in Policing Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images


Bakari is joined by Rashawn Ray, sociology professor at the University of Maryland, to talk about the structural racism that exists within police departments (2:20), why the “one bad apple” argument is damaging police reform movements (12:42), and what the key aspects are for successful police reform (24:07).

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guest: Rashawn Ray

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