Why Are Police Called on People of Color Who Haven't Committed a Crime?

The Takeaway

Here's what you'll find on today's show:

— This week, the public witnessed yet another incident of a white person calling the police on a person of color when no crime had been committed. A white Yale student called 911 on a fellow student, who was taking a nap in the campus lounge. It’s just the latest in a string of similar incidents where the police have been called for discriminatory reasons, or for no reason at all.

— There are 567 federally recognized tribes in this country. But as a Mohawk, John Karhiio Kane, a Native activist, doesn’t seek federal recognition. He lives on native territory in upstate New York, and he says not only does he not live on American soil, he doesn’t feel American.

— Every Friday Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday and The Takeaway, drops by to review the new releases hitting the box office. This week, Rafer gives his take a few must-sees: "The Seagull" with Annette Bening, "Life of the Party," with Melissa McCarthy, "RBG," documenting the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and "Disobedience," starring Rachel Weisz.

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