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Rosenstein calls for bold approach to violent crime during NAACP speech in Baltimore

Rosenstein calls for bold approach to violent crime during NAACP speech in Baltimore

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein cited the history of the NAACP and some of its most prominent past members, including the Rev. Martin Luther King, in calling Tuesday for a bold but measured approach in addressing the problem of violent crime in American cities.

Remarks by the former top Maryland federal prosecutor kicked off Tuesday’s slate of activities at the 108th NAACP National Convention, a gathering of speakers and delegates from across the United States being held at the Baltimore Convention Center through Wednesday.

Rosenstein spoke only briefly and did not touch upon recent criticism directed at him and Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald J....

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