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Debate Continues Over Impact, Relevance of ‘Just Mercy’

Hundreds of area residents swarmed into the Smithsonian on Saturday, anxious to be part of an evening both revelatory and painful with a screening of the powerful film, “Just Mercy” and a discussion between Black scholar, Dr. Henry Louis Gates and the author of the book on whose life the film is based, attorney Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.