Day 6

Police debate whether to boycott Beyoncé

Beyoncé is polarizing police forces across the United States after her controversial Super Bowl halftime performance. Some police unions are calling for officers to not work her Formation tour. Others don't agree with the boycott and think it further divides police and black communities. We look at how black artists are changing the conversation on race

Singer Beyonce is polarizing police forces across the United States after her controversial Super Bowl halftime performance. Some police unions are asking their members not to volunteer to work on her Formation World Tour, while others don't agree with the move or the reading of her performance as anti-police.

Brent speaks to law enforcers on both sides of the Queen Bey boycott and pop culture critic Dalton Higgins

The Tampa police department tweeted the following: 

Beyonce's Super Bowl show (and her Formation video) is one of several recent performances at high profile events where black artists have put their blackness in the foreground as something to celebrate and politicize. This weekend, everyone's asking, how will comedian Chris Rock play the #OscarsSoWhite controversy? How political will (or can) he get? 

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