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The Ripple Effect of Recent Rap Murders

In light of the deaths of rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur, a discussion on the culture of rap and the violence that surrounds it with Chicago police officer Eric Davis. He's a member of the rap group the Slick Boys. Davis and two other officers founded the group in 1991 to provide positive role models for the inner-city kids they encountered on their jobs every day. The group has received national acclaim for their songs about the importance of getting an education and staying off of drugs and out of gangs.

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Other segments from the episode on March 27, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 27, 1997: Interview with Eric Davis; Interview with Robert Baker and Arthur Caplan.

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