Numerous polls show that a majority of Americans think race relations are getting worse, a perspective shaped by police-involved shootings and attacks on police officers around the country and pushing racial tension to the forefront in the 2016 presidential election.

Edmund Fong, an associate professor of political science at the University of Utah, is available to talk about how presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump have approached the issue of racial divisiveness, how the issue may factor in the election and the impact minority voter turnout may have on the final result.

To speak with Fong, email him at [email protected]