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Scottsboro Boys - Wikipedia

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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...

Attack on autistic teen runner prompts charges of racism by ...

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Oct 29, 2016 ... Rochester City Court Judge Caroline Morrison denied a requested ... according to Van Metter and another witness, Collin Thompson, who ... Judge Morrison, who is African-American, did not respond to a request for comment.

Autistic black teen got lost running a 5K — and was assaulted by a ...

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Nov 2, 2016 ... Autistic black teen got lost running a 5K — and was assaulted by a man who ... The incident drew charges of racism after the same judge denied the .... If race was involved, she added, “it just kind of takes the whole thing to another level and I ... aggressive, unprovoked attack on a disabled African-American ...

Jeff Sessions Was Deemed Too Racist To Be A Federal Judge. He'll ...

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Nov 17, 2016 ... Teen · College · VIDEO. ALL SECTIONS. Arts + Culture · Black Voices ... After Sessions was nominated to be a federal judge in 1986, Hebert appeared before ... There was a period in our own lifetimes when blacks where regularly ... Sessions “categorically” denied using the term “boy” to refer to Figu...

Donald Trump Was Once Sued By Justice Department For Not ...

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Apr 29, 2011 ... Two weeks ago, when he was asked during a radio interview about whether or not he is supported by African-Americans, he sparked another ...

Penny Doe v. Richardson | Southern Poverty Law Center

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The teenager had been refused admission to one school because of her homeless status and steered away from another because she is African American.

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin : NPR

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Mar 15, 2009 ... She was one of a number of women who refused to give up their seats in ... "My head was just too full of black history, you know, the oppression that we ... Read an excerpt from Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose. ... Hoose couldn't get over that there was this teenager, nine months .....

Two Hundred African Americans Killed in East St. Louis Riots

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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 ...

The 14 worst cases of outright racism the Justice Department saw in ...

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Aug 10, 2016 ... The 14 worst cases of outright racism the Justice Department saw in Baltimore police ... In another incident from 2010, an African-American man stated that he ... who alleged that she was shoved against a wall after she refused to allow ... threat to an African-American teenager while booking the youth into ...

Read More - A History of Racial Injustice - Equal Justice Initiative

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African Americans had been prevented from voting in Brownsville since 1884. ... Nevertheless, a grand jury refused to indict the perpetrators, and no one was .... the teen had become hysterical and jumped into the water unprovoked at the ..... If there should be another case, perhaps we may get a mistrial with a hung jury.