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Rebuilding Cities After Riots

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Rebuilding Cities After Riots

Rebuilding Cities After Riots

Rebuilding Cities After Riots

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For three nights last week, the town of Benton Harbor, Mich., was rocked by riots. Could this latest incident allow the community to address problems that have festered for decades? Many cities have asked the same question after violence erupts. Host Neal Conan and guests discuss what's been learned.

Guests:

Mattie Roddy
*Former president of the Twin City area branch of the NAACP
*Currently the Pastor of the Church of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in Benton Harbor
*Host of the WXJM's radio show The Sunday Morning Religious Hour

Alex Kotlowitz
*Author, The Other Side of the River

Kevin Aldridge
*Reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, covered the riots in that city and the aftermath

Alfred Brophy
*Professor at University of Alabama Law School
*Author, Reconstructing the Dreamland
*Legal consultant to the Tulsa Race Riot Commission