Joe Hicks

Community Advocates

Guest

Vice President of Community Advocates, a nonprofit organization seeking improvement in race relations in Los Angeles, and member of Project 21, conservative black think-tank; long-time civil rights activist and former Executive Director of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

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The violent racism that appears to have spurred a gunman to attack Emmanuel First AME Church has Americans trying to come to terms with what it means for race relations in 2015.

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Hundreds of people in cities across the country are protesting the Staten Island grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner.

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President Obama wants white Americans to understand why blacks are so angry over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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President Obama wants white Americans to understand why blacks are so angry over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.

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