Gene Demby

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Lead blogger on NPR's Code Switch team on race, ethnicity and culture and co-host of the accompanying podcast  

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Recent high-profile killings of black people by local police are the just latest in a year that’s already seen such incidents more than 200 times.

Charlotte, Tulsa and living while black in America

Recent high-profile killings of black people by local police are the just latest in a year that’s already seen such incidents more than 200 times.

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