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How Simpson's murder trial exposed a stark racial fissure

O.J. Simpson, whose murder trial captivated international attention for months, died Wednesday of cancer. His case dominated headlines during the 90s and was a prime example of people's fascination with celebrities and crime. But the trial also exposed another stark racial fissure in America. William Brangham discussed more with Dave Zirin.

How Simpson's murder trial exposed a stark racial fissure

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