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Rev. Charles Koen: A Political Prisoner? Supporters Fight For His Release

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Ever since Cairo Illinois community activist and organizer Re. Charles Koen was indicted and imprisoned years ago on charges of theft of funds allocated to his youth training program, his supporters have maintained that the accusations were politically motivated. Rev. Koen was an outspoken fighter forracial justice who had made many political enemies. Today his son, Attorney Charles Koen Jr. discusses the critical need to finally get justice for his father and get him released from prison.