Basketball breaks the wall between Dallas police, community
from The Dallas Morning News
Too often, when you're young and black in America, police are considered the enemy. It's been that way for generations, since the dogs and water hoses of the 1960s, until today, when routine arrests and fatal shootings are frequently viewed through a lens of distrust. But recently at Fair Park, on the first anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown, Dallas police and pastors stepped onto a basketball court to try to break down barriers between law enforcement and the community it serves.
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