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Jena, Louisiana / School Racial Case / Hate Crimes / Cohen Interview #873607

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 2007
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iReport of the truck in Alexandria, Louisiana, with nooses on it shown.

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Earlier interview held with Southern Poverty Law Center's Richard Cohen about the Jena, Louisiana, story; scenes shown of the school in Jena. [COHEN - talks about the line between free speech and threats like a noose; comments on whether what happened in Jena at the school qualifies as hate crimes; notes the unequal police/prosecution racial bias across the country; hopes Mychal Bell will not have to spend more time in prison.]

O'Brien, Soledad

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