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A poet’s response to ‘stand your ground’

Clip: 12/07/2017 | 2m 52s

For Major Jackson, poetry is a vehicle of exploration. His poem "Stand Your Ground" responds to Florida's law that was famously invoked in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old boy. Jackson gives his Brief But Spectacular take on leaving his mark.

Aired: 12/07/17

Rating: NR

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