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These Black Americans see Lincoln statue in different ways

Clip: 07/10/2020 | 7m 18s Video has closed captioning.

Over the past few weeks, there has been extensive debate across the U.S. about statues depicting the Confederacy and other troubled aspects of American history. In the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the Emancipation Memorial – also known as the Freedman’s Memorial -- is one such symbol. Jeffrey Brown talks to four Black Americans to gauge differing views on the structure.

Aired: 07/10/20

Rating: NR

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