The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers accused in Alabama of raping
two White American women ... The jury found the defendants guilty, but the judge
set aside the verdict and granted a new tr...
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 ...
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 .....
African Americans had been prevented from voting in Brownsville since 1884. ...
Nevertheless, a grand jury refused to indict the perpetrators, and no one was ....
to punish him, but claimed the teen had become hysterical and jumped into the
..... If there should be another case, perhaps we may get a mistrial with a hung
Jack Johnson, an African American man born in Galveston, Texas, in 1878,
began a ... Jeffries, who refused to fight black boxers, turned Johnson down and
retired ... distrust of the criminal justice system among black Montgomery
residents grew. ... Oriental coolieism will give us another race problem to solve,
and surely we ...
Mar 1, 2016 ... Protesters in Utah angered by the police shooting Saturday called for greater
transparency after a 17-year-old immigrant, seen beating another ...
The teenager had been refused admission to one school because of her
homeless status and steered away from another because she is African
It's been nearly two weeks and the Sanford Police have refused to arrest ... stand
up for the killer - saying he's "a college grad" who took a class in criminal justice.
.... shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American teenager who was ...
Anti-Bias Domain: Justice ... For many African Americans, the daily public
humiliation of having to ride in a designated section—or being refused a ride
altogether—symbolized the entire system of racial separation, a system that ...
despite taunts and threats from white youths, black teenager Carey Duncan
revealed his ...