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Here's why one journalism professor argues graphic video of Black deaths shouldn't be broadcast

Dr. Allissa Richardson spoke with WUSA9 about having Black deaths aired on TV. Richardson is the author of Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism.

"Whereas in the beginning, I was very excited about the fact that people were wielding those [cellphones] in their pockets in this way and hopefully changing minds and hearts. I'm now at a point where, you know, we've been traumatized by these for years now and it is high time to start believing Black folks when we say something unjust has happened," Richardson said. 

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