Following the continued presence of stories about unarmed Black people being killed by the police, in particular after the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and then the shootings of Dallas police officers by a sniper in retaliation, Brandon, Kareem & Ken discuss how news media outlets – both traditional cable networks and online brands – cover such stories, from how the news cycles generally play out, to the biases, to how the coverage affects audiences at home.
They also discuss #BlackLivesMatter, various celebrity reactions the tragedies, the history behind Black entertainers also doubling as activists, and key films about race-relations and police brutality.
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