Yesterday, thousands of marchers descended on Jena, Louisiana to support the "Jena 6." Despite being ignored for months by the mainstream media, the case has become a defining racial justice and civil rights struggle of our time.

I'll be on WUNC 91.5's talk program "The State of Things" today at noon to talk about the case and its importance. If you're not in the show's listening area, you can tune in online here.