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"Thug Cycle" Controversy / A Discussion #1058241

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 10, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An excerpt of the video in which a toddler is encourage to use swear words shown. A local news report on how social services have been monitoring the family reviewed; details given about prior incidents. [With face blurred, teen MOTHER - talks bout the toddler and the video that was posted and gang violence in the area.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former prosecutor Sunny Hostin and Omaha local police union's Sgt. John Wells about the thug video. [HOSTIN - says it was wrong for the police union to post the video because it perpetuated stereotypes.] [WELLS - defends posting the video of the child to educate people what is going on on the streets; defends posting the video in response to Hostin's criticism.]

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