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Killing In Mississippi ... A Hate Crime?

Posted: August 11, 2011

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In June, a black automobile worker was allegedly murdered by a group of white teens in Mississippi. Local prosecutors say the attack was racially motivated. A local detective testified that the teens traveled to Jackson just to "mess with somebody." To explore the issue of hate crimes, guest host Allison Keyes speaks with Southern Poverty Law Center president Richard Cohen.

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