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    Here's What Happened When 45 Black Men Were Asked To Respond To The Word "Police"

    It's pretty powerful to see how their responses change over time.

    To close out Black History Month, Cut Video asked 45 black men, ages 5 to 50, to respond to one word — "police." Here's what happened...

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    When the youngest of the group heard the word, they had mostly positive things to say...

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    But as they got older, their reaction to the word continued to get more and more negative...

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    By the time the video started showing men in their twenties, there were few responses that weren't along the lines of brutality.

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    As the men got older and older, it became clear that they had little trust for the police...

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    ...and most were fearful of them.

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    Cut Video also asked the same men to respond to the word "Ferguson." You can watch that video here.

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