In an exclusive interview with BET Networks, President Barack Obama addressed community concerns and calls for justice and equality after recent grand jury decisions.
BET’s “106 & PARK” will air a portion of the interview today, December 8, at 5 p.m. ET/PT.
The full interview will air immediately following at 6 p.m. ET/PT in “BET News Presents: A Conversation with President Barack Obama.”
This marks President Obama’s first network interview during which he shares his thoughts on events that have sparked major protests nationwide.
The special segment on “106 & PARK” is dedicated to bringing a message to finding meaningful solutions and learning from the incidents that occurred in Ferguson, MO and across the nation.
President Obama discussed his strategy not only to investigate the various incidents, but ways in which he believes that country can come together during this time.
BET News’ Jeff Johnson conducted the interview. The full interview will be available on BET.com following “BET News Presents: A Conversation with President Barack Obama,” which airs on December 8, 2014 at 6 p.m. ET/PT.
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