President Obama: “Our Criminal Justice System Isn’t as Smart as It Should Be”

President Obama delivers remarks at the NAACP Convention

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the NAACP Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., July 14, 2015.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Yesterday, the President traveled to Philadelphia to address the NAACP's 106th national convention. In his remarks, he laid out the reasons why we need to reform America's criminal justice system, and why we need to invest in our communities and expand opportunity for all Americans.

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