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A Conversation About Economics, Policing, and Race With Morgan Williams Jr.

The NYU postdoctoral fellow joins Bakari to discuss his research on police forces

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Bakari is joined by Morgan Williams Jr., a postdoctoral fellow at NYU, to talk about a recent paper he released on how the size of a police force impacts Black residents (5:00), some of the findings from his research that surprised him (16:30), and how his research fits into the overall “defund the police” debate (28:27).

Read the paper here.

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guest: Morgan Williams Jr.
Producer: Kaya McMullen
Engineer: Isaiah Blakely

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