The recent deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice will be the hot topic addressed by President Barack Obama today in an exclusive interview with BET Networks.
BET News’ Jeff Johnson will chat with the commander-in-chief about the tragedies on “BET News Presents: A Conversation with President Barack Obama.” A portion of the interview will air at 5 p.m. ET/PT on BET’s “106 & Park,” followed by the entire in-depth conversation at 6 p.m. ET/PT.
In addition to Brown’s, Garner’s and Rice’s deaths, Obama will address community concerns and calls for justice and equality in regards to the non-indictments of police officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo as well as his strategy to investigate the various incidents and ways in which he believes the country can come together during this time.
The BET interview will mark the first time Obama has weighed in on the recent deaths of black men at the hands of white police officers network TV as well as worldwide protests in response to the deaths.
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