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Chicago, Illinois / Violence / Obama Remarks / Discussion #1045415

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 05, 2013
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(Studio: Don Lemon) First Lady Michelle Obama’s remarks on children facing violence in cities like Chicago noted. [From CBS, OBAMA – says every day they wonder whether they’re going to make it to school alive; states the nation has to embrace these kids.] The murder rate in Chicago for the last 2 years cited. Live discussion held with boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s daughter/Police Athletic League program director Rasheda Ali† and CNN/ ESPN writer LZ Granderson† about the violence in Chicago. [From Las Vegas, ALI – comments on her effort to get kids off the streets and into a boxing program; recounts her cousin being gunned down in gang violence in Chicago; supports a comprehensive gang strategy program.] [From Grand Rapids, Michigan, GRANDERSON – comments on gang members as terrorists; cites gang membership figures for the US; notes police officers incorporate tactics used against insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq to help address gang violence.]
Lemon, Don

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