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Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a closed-door meeting Wednesday with students at St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson

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Protesters hold their hands up as an LAPD officer talks on Aug. 14 in the aftermath of the shooting of a 25-year-old African-American man. The department says confidence in the LAPD has helped head off the kind of unrest seen in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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After Shooting, LAPD Uses Friendlier Face To Avoid Ferguson's Woes

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Theodore Wafer (center) and his attorney Mack Carpenter sit in the back of the courtroom Jan. 15 before his arraignment in Detroit in the shooting death of Renisha McBride. Rebecca Cook/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Richie Incognito, left, and Jonathan Martin in July. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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This 1973 photo of five children playing in a Detroit suburb has gone viral on the Internet. The children were Rhonda Shelly, 3 (from left), Kathy Macool, 7, Lisa Shelly, 5, Chris Macool, 9, and Robert Shelly, 6. Joe Crachiola/Courtesy of The Macomb Daily hide caption

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President Obama during his appearance at the White House on Friday. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How President Obama 'Showed His Brother Card'

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A Washington Redskins flag is waved prior to the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game against the Seattle Seahawks at FedExField in January. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is shown here attending a 2010 Capitol Hill hearing on the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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