With the national focus lately on police killings of unarmed African Americans, a “Driving While Black” smartphone application is set for release this month that is aimed at helping people navigate encounters with law enforcement.

The app describes how people can assert their civil rights with officers, enables drivers to alert friends and family with a push of a button that they’ve been pulled over, and includes a recording function to document the interaction.

Here’s more about it from ABC News.

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