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.

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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