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Jena, Louisiana / Baisden Interview #882208

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Sep 08, 2007
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(Studio: Tony Harris) The case of the Jena 6, a group of black Louisiana high school students involved in the beating of white student Justin Barker, updated; sketches by Pat Lopez of the trial of Mychal Bell, who was convicted of aggravated battery, shown. Live interview held with radio host Michael Baisden† about his role in organizing a demonstration in support of the Jena 6. [BAISDEN – says this is the most important story for blacks in America; says young men should not be going to prison for a high school fight; comments on the details of the trial and the actions of district attorney Reed Walters††; says we’re here to show we stand together.]
Harris, Tony

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