Black Lives Matter Leader Reacts To Live-Streamed Chicago Attack, Conservative Backlash05:59
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Chicago Police Officer Mike Donnelly, accompanied by Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, left, speaks at a news conference Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Chicago. Johnson said four black people have been charged with hate crimes in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed an assault on a mentally disabled white man. Donnelly was one of the first officers on the scene. (Teresa Crawford/AP)
Chicago Police Officer Mike Donnelly, accompanied by Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, left, speaks at a news conference Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Chicago. Johnson said four black people have been charged with hate crimes in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed an assault on a mentally disabled white man. Donnelly was one of the first officers on the scene. (Teresa Crawford/AP)
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Big-name conservatives like Newt Gingrich are responding to the attack of a mentally disabled white teenager by four black suspects. Police are calling it a hate crime, and it's opening yet another division over race in the U.S. The attack was live-streamed online.

Here & Now's Robin Young hears reaction from activist DeRay Mckesson (@deray), a leader of Black Lives Matter. Some people are blaming the group for the attack, but police say there is no evidence to support those claims.

This segment aired on January 6, 2017.

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