Please conduct some independent research on the Jena Six Court Case in Jena, Louisiana.
Why did the case spark so much controversy?
Did Reed Walters, the district attorney, overcharge the six African American students?
Should the white students who hung the nooses in the tree have been charged with hate crimes?
What are your overall thoughts on how the case was handled?
Are these issues still prevalent in today’s society?
How can we resolve these issues?
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