Tale of Two Mayors: De Blasio Says Giuliani Doesn't Understand Racial Reality

New York City's Democratic mayor says there's a disconnect between the police and the communities they serve.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio prepares to speak following the grand jury's decision on Dec. 3, 2014.

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New York City mayor Bill de Blasio says that Rudy Giuliani, one of his Republican predecessors, "fundamentally misunderstands the reality" in their city and in others where there have been deadly interactions between white police officers and unarmed African-Americans.

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