(Editor's Note: Due to a scheduling issue, this segment did not end up airing on July 11 as planned.)
The shooting deaths of two black men by police officers last week in Baton Rouge and Minnesota led to protests across the country. In Dallas, a gunman killed five officers, and wounded seven others plus two civilians during a protest.
Footage of the shootings is everywhere on social media and TV. What do you tell children and young people about what they are seeing and hearing?
Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Kevin Washington, president of the Association of Black Psychologists, about talking to young people about police related violence.
Kevin Washington, president of the Association of Black Psychologists and assistant professor of psychology at Howard University. He tweets @Mwata3. The Association of Black Psychologists tweets @TheABPsi.