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Detainment of Daniele Watts raises more questions on race and police




Actress Danielle Watts arrives at a screening of Tribeca Film's
Actress Danielle Watts arrives at a screening of Tribeca Film's "Struck By Lightning" at the Chinese Cinema 6 Theaters on January 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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Actress Daniele Watts was detained last week after police reportedly received a call of indecent exposure. Watts was kissing her boyfriend, who happens to be white, inside of a vehicle and was later approached by two officers who handcuffed her.

This incident comes on the heels of another incident in which a black producer named Charles Belk was handcuffed and detained shortly before the Emmys.

"There's gender angles to the way that race affects policing and law enforcement," says Farai Chideya, host of the podcast ‘One with Farai.’​