BET Exclusive: President Barack Obama Discusses Ferguson, Eric Garner Decisions

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BET Exclusive: President Barack Obama Discusses Ferguson, Eric Garner Decisions

White House interview to air on 106 & Park.

Published December 7, 2014

President Barack Obama shared his thoughts on the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions for the first time in an exclusive interview with BET Networks. In a sit down with BET News' Jeff Johnson at the White House, the president discussed the recent protests across the nation, as well as community concerns and calls for justice and equality after recent grand jury decisions.

"When you're dealing with something as deeply rooted as racism or bias in any society, you have to have vigilance but you have to recognize it's going to take some time, and you just have to be steady," said President Obama.

A portion of the interview will air on 106 & Park this Monday, December 8, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET/PT. The full in-depth interview will air immediately following at 6 p.m. ET/PT in BET News Presents: A Conversation with President Barack Obama.

The special segment on 106 & Park is dedicated to bringing an empowering message to finding meaningful solutions and learning from the incidents that occurred in Ferguson, MO and across the nation. 

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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