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