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Jena Six on the Hill

Oct 16, 2007

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This morning, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-TX, the Rev. Al Sharpton, and others spoke passionately in a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the handling of the Jena Six case. Rep. Lee pointed her finger at Justice Department officials, and especially at Donald Washington, the U.S. attorney for Louisiana's western district, for not intervening... and Sharpton wondered if a standard is being set that hate crimes are OK if they're committed by minors. Are you still following the case?

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