pip not working

I ran this command:
root@beaglebone:~/robot# pip

and got this error msg:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/bin/pip”, line 9, in
load_entry_point(‘pip==1.5.6’, ‘console_scripts’, ‘pip’)()
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources.py”, line 356, in load_entry_point
return get_distribution(dist).load_entry_point(group, name)
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources.py”, line 2476, in load_entry_point
return ep.load()
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pkg_resources.py”, line 2190, in load
[‘name’])
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip/init.py”, line 74, in
from pip.vcs import git, mercurial, subversion, bazaar # noqa
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip/vcs/mercurial.py”, line 9, in
from pip.download import path_to_url
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip/download.py”, line 25, in
from requests.compat import IncompleteRead
ImportError: cannot import name IncompleteRead

Please how can I fix this?