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US racial tension and the rise of the smartphone

Demonstrators protesting against police brutality have clashed with officers in cities across the US, recalling the racial turbulence of the 1960s, albeit on a less epic scale.

Another difference from the 1960s? The smartphone. Footage of fatal police shooting has gone viral, changing the conversation about how police operate in black communities.

Nick Bryant reports.

  • 12 Jul 2016
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