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Former MLK speechwriter and young activist discuss the future of black activism

Left to right: Clarence Jones and Tyree Boyd-Pates
Left to right: Clarence Jones and Tyree Boyd-Pates

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President Obama was in Dallas today to mourn the deaths of five police officers.


Last week's shooting and the deaths of African American men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota has left some speculating about similarities between what's happening now and what happened a half century ago during the civil rights movement. 

There are, of course, some huge differences: perhaps most notably, the lack of a leader like Martin Luther King Jr. For more on this, Take Two spoke to two guests. 

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