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Police Shootings / Louisiana, Minnesota / Protests / Obama Address / A Discussion #1100785

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 07, 2016
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(Studio: John Berman) The protest marches against police shootings shown. The remarks from President Obama, who was in Warsaw, Poland, about the two police shootings presented; inset protest marches shown. [In complete 16-minute address, OBAMA - expresses condolences to the families of Alton Sterling & Philandro Castile; states African-Americans are more likely than whites to be pulled over, searched, shot, arrested, charges with offensives, longer sentences: they are not being treated the same; we can do better than this; comments on conferences & legislation, the hard job for police, who should be supported, that there are biases that need to be rooted out, that black folks are singled out; asks what if this happened to someone in you family: it is not just political correctness.]

(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with filmmaker Spike Lee & CNN's Van Jones about the police shootings & Obama's address; inset video of protests shown. [LEE, JONES - offer views on Obama's speech, what Diamond Reynolds did in streaming what happened to Philandro Castile in the car in Minnesota, how this shooting was a "nightmare", how we need to find some kind of solution to street & police violence, how "he got murdered for being black", the diversity of the protesters all across America, that African-Americans are being "hunted" by police, the credibility of Reynolds as a witness to what happened, "difficult times in America."

(Studio: John Berman) The protests shown.

Berman, John

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