Deatrice Craddock, mother to Joe and Juanzell Jenkins, two men indicted in the recent roundup and arrest of 32 individuals, all of whom are black, speaks to the crowd about her sons' positive qualities, saying they do not deserve to be labeled "worst of the worst." Craddock was at a meeting held by the Chattanooga-Hamilton County NAACP chapter to discuss the effects of the roundup and its media coverage on the black community on Tuesday in Chattanooga.
Photo by Maura Friedman .
published Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Good-paying jobs, a solid support network and meaningful education would help keep men from committing crimes, said many attending an NAACP meeting Tuesday night.