Black police officers good for entertainment only — at least that's what movies tell us

Research conducted by Howard Henderson and Franklin Wilson examined 112 ‘modern cop’ films and found that the depiction of African-American cops in those films (when they appeared) were largely for comedic purposes. The authors believe that this depiction may play a role in delegitimizing black cops in real life, both in the eyes of the general public and the African-American community. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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