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RACIAL CONCEPTS AND THE JENA SIX

From the November 5, 2007 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


THE RECENT MEDIA spotlight and civil rights march in Jena, Louisiana, have compelled many of us to think deeper about race. The Jena Six, as they have been called, are six young black high school students who were initially charged with attempted second-degree murder for a fight involving a white student.