AG Eric Holder Speaks at Black Men and Boys Father’s Day Forum

AG Eric Holder Speaks at Black Men and Boys Father’s Day Forum


Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Father’s Day Forum today. The forum was specifically focused on issues around men returning from prison.  Holder also focused on retr0-activity regarding mandatory minimums for non violent drug offenders and The Smarter Sentencing Act.  

A bit of audio from Holder’s speech.

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