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A Conversation About Race (Crime) #902438

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 11, 2008
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Programming on racial issues noted.

(Philadelphia: Rehema Ellis) The efforts of Men United for a Better Philadelphia to address crime and punishment among African Americans featured; statistics cited; scenes shown of group members talking with kids. [Men United Bill COBB†- says he wished someone had talked to him.] [Men United Hassan FREEMAN††- says the alternative to his message is death or prison.] [Men United director Mark HARRELL††- says there is a need for men to be in the streets doing positive things.] The drop in Philadelphia’s homicide rate noted.

(Washington: Brian Williams) Programming notes.

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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