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Person of The Week (Meg Scales) #160579

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Artist Meg Scales, who led the protest against a planned parade in Harlem, NYC, to celebrate boxer Mike Tyson, who was just released from prison after serving time for rape, profiled; Harlem scenes shown. [SCALES, black issues writer Jill NELSON - say boxer Tyson should not be praised.] [Boxing promoter Don KING - complains.] [SCALES - preaches against domestic abuse.] [TYSON - comments.] The debate in the African-American community about who should be role models for children outlined; examples cited.

Jennings, Peter

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