Jena Six

A case in Louisiana is getting national attention.

The first sentence will be handed down today in the case of the Jena Six - six black students arrested last year in Jena, Louisiana, for the attempted murder of one of their white classmates. People are gathering in Jena today to protest, and the case is also figuring in the current White House campaign.

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