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We hear accounts from mothers that lost the children to state sanction violence. This audio was recorded at the Black Lives Convening in Cleveland Ohio, 2015. The mother of Oscar Grant Jr., Kendrick Johnson, Tamir Rice and Eric Garner spoke. Also Erica Gordon-Taylor, the cousin of Emmett Till spoke began the discussion.


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