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In Curtis Flowers case, how race could mean life or death

Clip: 03/20/2019 | 7m 48s Video has closed captioning.

Curtis Flowers has been tried six times for the murder of four people killed in a Mississippi furniture store in 1996. The case is the subject of the second season American Public Media’s “In the Dark” podcast. Now the Supreme Court is considering whether the district attorney prosecuting Flowers illegally made juror selections based on race. William Brangham talks to APM’s Madeleine Baran.

Aired: 03/20/19

Rating: NR

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