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July 7, 2020: 80,000+ Emails Seek Justice For McClain; ‘Homegrown Hate’ Knocks At The Door

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Racial Injustice Elijah McClain
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Demonstrators carry placards as they walk down Sable Boulevard during a rally and march over the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain, Saturday, June 27, 2020, in Aurora, Colo. McClain died in late August 2019 after he was stopped while walking to his apartment by three Aurora Police Department officers.

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State Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet represents the area where Elijah McClain died in police custody. She’s received more than 83,000 emails about the case from around the world. Then, 9News reporter Jeremy Jojola wins an award for his series on hate groups. And, a Colorado family with six children who have schizophrenia is the subject of a new book.