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Dahleen Glanton: Another black man is killed by police, and the distrust grows deeper

CHICAGO - Many African-American men in violent neighborhoods carry guns illegally.

Let's just be honest.

The law-abiding people who live in these dangerous neighborhoods know this. And the police know it too.

Some black men carry guns because their lives, and even the lives of their loved ones, depend on it. Some of them do it because it's the norm in places besieged with crime. And some black men carry guns simply because they are up to no good.

The problem is that it isn't always easy

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