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Black People Talked About Why They Fear Police And How It Affects Their Lives

"You don't know how the script works because it's nonexistent."

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With the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Darius Robinson (among others), this past summer has been a traumatic one for black America. We asked black people to talk about their fears when dealing with police.

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CC Allen is a junior producer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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