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Obama / Race and Justice Speech / A Discussion (Part III) #1048216

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue raised by President Obama in his speech today about Stand You Ground laws introduced. [Today, OBAMA - says it would be useful to examine laws that may encourage confrontations as in the Florida case; asks could an armed Trayvon Martin have stood his ground when followed by George Zimmerman.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's Cornell Belcher, former Obama assistant Joshua Dubois, prosecutor Paul Henderson and image activist Michaela Angela Davis about what Obama said today about race and justice. [HENDERSON - says Obama elevated the conversation on race and Stand Your Ground laws.] [DAVIS - explains how Obama asked us to think about that moment.] [BELCHER - notes there is a political side to this.] [DUBOIS - says the president raised the profile of groups helping raise black male achievement.]

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