Caption: Myron Burr, Credit: Keenen Brannon
Image by: Keenen Brannon 
Myron Burr 

Myron

From: Y-Press
Series: youth and police
Length: 02:20

For 18-year-old Myron Burr, who recently graduated from Cardinal Ritter High School, relationships with police are about attitude. Read the full description.
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Myron_2_small Myron Burr is a member of Indianapolis' chapter of 100 Black Men, he shares his views about young black youth and relationships with the police with Y-Press journalist Keenen Brannon.

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Myron Burr is a member of Indianapolis' chapter of 100 Black Men, he shares his views about young black youth and relationships with the police with Y-Press journalist Keenen Brannon.

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http://www.100blackmenindy.org/