Earl Ofari Hutchinson on youth violence

The fatal beating of 16-year-old Derrion Albert was caught on video. The videotape shocked the country, and President Obama sent Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Chicago to discuss new policies to prevent youth violence. Annenberg Radio News reporter Timothy Beck Werth speaks with Earl Ofari Hutchinson, a Los Angeles author and civil rights activist.

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City Council approves ambitious anti-graffiti ordinance

The Los Angeles City Council tries again to cut down on graffiti. This time by passing an ordinance to foil taggers. Listen to an audio report by Timothy Beck Werth of Annenberg Radio News.