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Should A Class Action Suit Be Filed On Behalf Of Victims Of Police Brutality?

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Host Naimah Latif

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While Ferguson, Missouri continues to draw national attention, further incidences of violence and death at the hands of police has ignited protest around the country. Are police above the law when it comes to respecting human rights? Author Iyanla Vanzant of the TV show Fix My Life suggested to protesters in Ferguson that victims of police abuse file a class action lawsuit. Is that a viable strategy to end racial profiling? Can a lawsuit change engrained attitudes of hate and disrespect? What can be done to improve human relations between police and citizens who have been historically subjected to violation of constitutional rights? Guests Debbie Frazin of Surrender 2 Love and Warren Houston of Know Thyself Radio discuss the issues