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National Bar Association poll shows racial schism in attitudes on law enforcement

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A poll put out Wednesday by a group of African-American lawyers, judges, educators and law students revealed a gulf between how black Americans and white Americans believe black people are treated by police. The National Bar Association poll showed 88 percent of blacks believe police treat black people unfairly while just 59 percent of white Americans hold the same view. The gulf is wider still in Southern states, where 90 percent of blacks say there is unfair treatment compared to 55 percent of whites.…

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