New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu told the Aspen Ideas Festival audience that something is wrong with our country if young African-American men are being killed in the street in huge numbers and most Americans look away. He calls it "mass murder in slow motion" and says America must make combating violence a national priority. If we can mobilize to address tragedies around the world, we can do it at home.
Aspen Ideas Festival: Will violence be our legacy?
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