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PBS NEWSHOUR

A poet’s response to ‘stand your ground’

  • Aired: 12/07/2017
  • 02:52
  • Rating: NR
For Major Jackson, poetry is a vehicle of exploration. His poem "Stand Your Ground" responds to Florida's law that was famously invoked in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old boy. Jackson gives his Brief But Spectacular take on leaving his mark.
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