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AG Eric Holder delivers civil rights speech in Boston

US Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Tuesday that this nation’s struggle for civil rights is far from over and that his administration has vigorously cracked down on hate crimes, human trafficking, and police misconduct.

“In the past three fiscal years, we prosecuted 35 percent more hate crime cases than during the preceding three-year period,” Holder said.

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