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Claudette Colvin - Wikipedia

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Claudette Colvin is a pioneer of the African American Civil Rights Movement. On March 2, 1955 ... Gayle, and she testified before the three-judge panel that heard the case in the ... For many years,...

Justice refused for another African American teenager? : Frost ...

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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 ...

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 ...

'I don't scare easily': A 94-year-old judge's refusal to bow to racism ...

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Oct 6, 2016 ... 'I don't scare easily': A 94-year-old judge's refusal to bow to racism, death threats ... Marshall, the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court, was Keith's ... Keith faced down another presidential administration in 2002. In the .... Parents of Virginia teen who committed suicide sue sch...

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 ...

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.

The Scottsboro Boys

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Among them were four black Chattanooga teenagers hoping to investigate a rumor of ... Nine captured blacks, soon to be called "The Scottsboro Boys," were tied .... is part of the American justice system--, but it was another, unforgivable thing to come ... Liebowitz moved for a mistrial, but Judge Horton denied the motion and...

Salt Lake City black teen shot: Police refuse to release body cam video

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Mar 1, 2016 ... USA Justice. First Look. Salt Lake City black teen shot: Police refuse to release body cam ... a 17-year-old immigrant, seen beating another man, was critically .... Why Jews are coming to the defense of mosques in America ...

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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.

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 ...

Enter the Timeline - A History of Racial Injustice - Equal Justice ...

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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 ...