106 & Park Presents Racial Realities: Stay Smart, Stay Alive

Don't miss David Banner tonight on 106 & Park!

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Trayvon Martin Tragedy - While the details surrounding Trayvon Martin?s slaying are still-developing, 78 percent of individuals in a recent poll conducted by Orlando news station WFTV said race played a part in the 17-year-old?s shooting death by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman. Fourteen percent said they disagreed, while eight percent said they were unsure. (Photo: Courtesy Facebook)

Tyrone Davis vs. David Banner  - Soul singer Tyrone Davis is suing David Banner, Ludacris and Marsha Ambrosius for Banner's song "Be With You," off his 2010 release Death of a Popstar, reports TMZ. Davis says the song sounds too much like his 1979 track "Be With Me." (Photo: John Ricard / BET)

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Tyrone Davis vs. David Banner  - Soul singer Tyrone Davis is suing David Banner, Ludacris and Marsha Ambrosius for Banner's song "Be With You," off his 2010 release Death of a Popstar, reports TMZ. Davis says the song sounds too much like his 1979 track "Be With Me." (Photo: John Ricard / BET)

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Critical Mass - Supporters rally in Union Square. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Statistics Speak Volumes - TJ Holmes let the 106 audience know last night that, statistically speaking, Blacks are more likely to be shot accidentally than their white counterparts.(Photo: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

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Statistics Speak Volumes - TJ Holmes let the 106 audience know last night that, statistically speaking, Blacks are more likely to be shot accidentally than their white counterparts.(Photo: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

TJ Holmes - Award-winning journalist TJ Holmes let the audience know that whenever he is pulled over by a police officer, he turns his car off, throws the keys out of the window, puts his hands out of the window in plan sight and crosses his arms at his wrist to keep police officers from being overly suspicious of him.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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TJ Holmes - Award-winning journalist TJ Holmes let the audience know that whenever he is pulled over by a police officer, he turns his car off, throws the keys out of the window, puts his hands out of the window in plan sight and crosses his arms at his wrist to keep police officers from being overly suspicious of him.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

Terrence J - Terrence J discusses challenges that he has dealing with racial profiling, and says that his pride may get in the way because we?re all Americans and all want to be treated equally.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Terrence J - Terrence J discusses challenges that he has dealing with racial profiling, and says that his pride may get in the way because we?re all Americans and all want to be treated equally.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

Wyclef - Wyclef said that since you were born Black, you will automatically be profiled racially and encouraged the audience to learn their state laws to stay safe. (Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Wyclef - Wyclef said that since you were born Black, you will automatically be profiled racially and encouraged the audience to learn their state laws to stay safe. (Photo: John Ricard/BET)

Favorite Rapper - When your dad is the self-proclaimed "King of the South" it's obvious that he'd be your favorite rapper. That's why T.I. is Star's favorite lyricist.

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Favorite Rapper - When your dad is the self-proclaimed "King of the South" it's obvious that he'd be your favorite rapper. That's why T.I. is Star's favorite lyricist.

Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff - Dr. Goff explained that "Stand Your Ground" laws exist in tons of states, and that the number of accidental manslaughters have gone up since the laws have come into effect. Florida law enforcement didn?t want the law to be approved because they believed that it would disproportionately affect Black and Latino youth. Dr. Goff says, ?be strategic in the way that we tell the truth about ourselves? because we?re not all criminals.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff - Dr. Goff explained that "Stand Your Ground" laws exist in tons of states, and that the number of accidental manslaughters have gone up since the laws have come into effect. Florida law enforcement didn?t want the law to be approved because they believed that it would disproportionately affect Black and Latino youth. Dr. Goff says, ?be strategic in the way that we tell the truth about ourselves? because we?re not all criminals.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

NY Senator Eric Adams - New York Senator Eric Adams was once a police captain in New York and had this advice for young people that may have a run in with the law: 1. Don?t personalize an encounter with the cops.2. Don?t fight cops when you interact with them in public, save it for a precinct or controlled environment.The senator also said that he believes that young people deserve to be respected, but that it's important to remember that cops have the ability to take away your freedom and even your life. He also encouraged the audience to be agents of change.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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NY Senator Eric Adams - New York Senator Eric Adams was once a police captain in New York and had this advice for young people that may have a run in with the law: 1. Don?t personalize an encounter with the cops.2. Don?t fight cops when you interact with them in public, save it for a precinct or controlled environment.The senator also said that he believes that young people deserve to be respected, but that it's important to remember that cops have the ability to take away your freedom and even your life. He also encouraged the audience to be agents of change.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

Ace Hood - Ace Hood is a Florida native that's aware of the "Stand Your Ground" law. He's from a small city and expressed that being darker skinned with dreads has caused him a lot of problems, but that he stays humble when he gets pulled over in order to not escalate situations with law enforcement.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Ace Hood - Ace Hood is a Florida native that's aware of the "Stand Your Ground" law. He's from a small city and expressed that being darker skinned with dreads has caused him a lot of problems, but that he stays humble when he gets pulled over in order to not escalate situations with law enforcement.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

TJ Holmes Speaks with the Family of DJ Henry - DJ Henry?s father Danroy Henry Sr. tells the 106 audience to be great because they are a living breathing example of what success can be.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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TJ Holmes Speaks with the Family of DJ Henry - DJ Henry?s father Danroy Henry Sr. tells the 106 audience to be great because they are a living breathing example of what success can be.(Photo: John Ricard/BET)