Saturday, September 22, 2007

The nuances of Jena

By Rick Morris

The plight of the "Jena 6" exploded on the national scene this past week as the Al Sharpton-led protests converged on the town. While there is some troubling evidence of a racial double standard in Jena, this in-depth Associated Press story indicates that the saga is not the simplistic version that has been popularly portrayed. As with any story with touchy racial elements, all the facts need to come to light before we can determine the proper remedies to this situation.

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