MHP: Behind Jet Magazine's Jordan Davis Cover

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry talks with editor in chief Mitzi Miller about the magazine's civil rights legacy.

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Jordan Davis, shot in Florida in November, will be on the first 2013 cover of Jet magazine. MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry spoke with Jet's editor in chief about this choice, and how the magazine has long been a vehicle for civil rights journalism, beginning with the publication of controversial photos of Emmett Till's disfigured corpse in 1955.

Watch Harris-Perry and Miller discuss the impact of Davis' image on the cover:

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