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A driver holds up her fist with men marching to the New York City Police Department's 79th Precinct the morning after an area youth was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn, New York. Spencer Platt, Getty Images hide caption

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News Headlines: Nov. 14, 2007

Talk About It:
New York Times: A Troubled Man and 20 Police Bullets in Brooklyn — "A troubled 18-year-old man. A furious family argument inside a first-floor Brooklyn apartment. A 911 call. Then, in the darkness, 20 bullets fired by five police officers. The 18-year-old is fatally wounded. The police say he was holding a hairbrush."

Photos: Residents React

Should police have used deadly force? How much does race play a role in this incident?

On today's show, Farai spoke with Amsterdam News reporter Josh Baker and criminology professor David A. Klinger for more on the case.

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