Black Community Grapples with N.Y. Shooting

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Almost two months ago, a young and unarmed black man was shot and killed by New York police officers as he came out of a nightclub.

Sean Bell died hours before his wedding. His death has fueled outrage in New York's black community, which is divided about how to respond.

Arun Venugopal reports from member station WNYC in New York.



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