Claudette Colvin (born September 5, 1939) is a pioneer of the African American
Civil Rights ... When Colvin refused to get up, she was thinking about a school
paper she had written that day about th...
Mar 3, 2014 ... My thoughts and prayers are with Ron Davis and Lucia McBath, the parents
whose teenage son was murdered on Nov. 23, 2012. Jordan Davis ...
Feb 29, 2016 ... On Saturday night, two Salt Lake City officers shot a black teenager in ...
including 17-year-old Abdi Mohamed, attacking another man with ... One officer
was charged for manslaughter during that time period, and a judge dismissed the
case. ... @2005-2016 CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS ACTION ...
Jun 1, 2016 ... Lincoln Caplan on how a Brooklyn judge's decision in a case ... the country have
been sending it to one another as a cutting-edge view ... Alexander writes, “Many
of the forms of discrimination that relegate African Americans to ... GQ, Lucky, Self
, Teen Vogue, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, W, Wired.
The teenager had been refused admission to one school because of her
homeless status and steered away from another because she is African
Students at Alabama State College, a traditionally African American institution ....
Another armed white mob arrived and the Freedom Riders refused to exit the bus
. ..... On August 14, 1963, the day before the arrested teens were released from ...
Oct 27, 2015 ... Students say the girl had her cell phone out in math class and refused to hand it
over to her teacher. Niya Kenny, another student, was also arrested for crying
and ... to a study released last year by the African American Policy Forum. ...
Expulsion can set students on a path to criminal justice system that ...
Mar 15, 2009 ... But nine months before Parks sat down and refused to move, ... "My head was
just too full of black history, you know, the oppression that we went ... Read an
excerpt from Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose. ... Hoose
couldn't get over that there was this teenager, nine months before .....
Dec 9, 2015 ... Chicago police killing of unarmed teen unjustified, fired investigator says ...
conclusion and says he was fired in July when he refused to change his report. ...
Chicago police investigated by Justice Department .... in the Chatman case;
police believed he was another poor black kid on the South Side "whose .....
Jul 15, 2013 ... The outrage over the killing of an unarmed Black teenager who was ... faith in
American justice feel uncomfortable, upset and disheartened.