Might police shootings of unarmed African Americans have anything to do with state-level structural racism? Anita Knopov from Boston University joins us to talk about her study “The Relationship Between Structural Racism and Black-White Disparities in Fatal Police Shootings at the State Level,” published in The Journal of the National Medical Association in April 2018, and co-authored with Michael Siegel and five other researchers.



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Hosts / Producers

Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins

How to Cite

Leigh, D., Watkins, R. & Knopov, A. (2018, May 30). Parsing Science – Structural Racism & Police Shootings. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.6387800


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