Ben Crump on American racism and a 'long journey to justice'
Clip: 11/06/2019 | 7m 30s
Since 2012, the families of several unarmed young American black men shot to death by police in high-profile incidents have turned to civil rights attorney Ben Crump in pursuit of justice. Crump has now written a book arguing these killings are the consequences of a flawed and racist criminal justice system. Yamiche Alcindor talks to Crump about “Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People.”
Aired: 11/06/19Video has closed captioning.
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