The Jena Six and Civil Rights Activism

The Jena Six and Civil Rights Activism

Racial confrontations and allegations of unequal justice in Jena, Lousiana have galvanized today's nationally-organized rally. A discussion of the Jena Six and where civil rights activism is headed.

Racial confrontations and allegations of unequal justice in Jena, Lousiana have galvanized today's nationally-organized rally. A discussion of the Jena Six and where civil rights activism is headed.

Guests

King Downing

national coordinator of the ACLU's Campaign Against Racial Profiling

Andre Banks

new media strategist working with KatrinaAction.org, he blogs at WriteWhatILike.com

William L. Taylor

chair, Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights; author "The Passion of My Times: An Advocate's Fifty-Year Journey in the Civil Rights Movement"

Dennis Parker

director of the ACLU's Racial Justice Program

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