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Grassroots Movement Bolsters Jena 6

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Grassroots Movement Bolsters Jena 6

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Grassroots Movement Bolsters Jena 6

Grassroots Movement Bolsters Jena 6

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What is the larger sociological impact of the Jena 6 case?

Dr. Kali Gross — an assistant professor of history and the director of Africana Studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia — offers her impressions of the role grassroots social activism is playing in the racially charged case of the Jena 6, and she responds to listener comments.

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