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Atty. Gen. Eric Holder hears L.A. stories of racial profiling
Atty. Gen. Eric Holder hears L.A. stories of racial profiling

The 12 young men spoke frankly about their run-ins with the law. They said they'd been racially profiled, thrown into the back of police cruisers. They spoke about the pain the criminal justice system had caused them, and they offered solutions on how to fix it. They did not hold back. And they were encouraged not to by the nation's top law enforcement official, U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. Holder, the first African American to hold the Cabinet job, listened silently, nodding in agreement. He spent Thursday afternoon at the Brotherhood Crusade Youth Source Center in the Crenshaw district as part of his Smart on Crime initiative, which is aimed at reforming the criminal...

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