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Protesters Call for Justice for Jena 6

The so-called Jena 6 refers to a group of black teenagers in Jena, La., accused of fighting a white classmate. The boys were initially facing charges of attempted murder for the brawl. Prosecutors say they are fighting for a forgotten victim. But civil rights protesters argue Jena school and law enforcement officials are dealing out harsh justice to the African-American teens while overlooking their white schoolmates who hung nooses to intimidate the black teens.

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Over two decades of journalism, Audie Cornish has become a recognized and trusted voice on the airwaves as co-host of NPR's flagship news program, All Things Considered.