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Community & Resistance Tour comes to Firestorm Cafe&Books Sept. 27Mountain Xpress (blog)He was the first journalist with a national audience to write about the Jena Six case, and played an important role in bringing the story to worldwide ...
Delores McCain, 68, Austin Weekly News reporterForest Park ReviewIn 2006 and early 2007, Ms. McCain was one of the first reporters in the north to cover the Jena Six, a group of black male high school teens in Jena, La., ...and more »
Debra Lee on Diversity, Associations and BET at 30CableFAXIf you put on a news special a 17-year-old guy might not watch it, but if you put something on Sean Bell or Jena Six on 106 & Park there's a higher ...and more »
AWN loses its 'mother'Austin Weekly NewsIn 2006 and early 2007, Delores was one of the first reporters in the north to cover the Jena Six - the group of black male high school teens in Jena, La., ...
Express from The Washington Post (blog)Community Resurgence: Jordan Flaherty, 'Floodlines: Community and Resistance ...Express from The Washington Post (blog)... in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina — the theme of Flaherty's first book, "Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six. ...Speakers address social justiceMassLive.comall 2 news articles »
San Francisco Bay ViewOn the fifth anniversary of Katrina, displacement continuesSan Francisco Bay ViewHe was the first writer to bring the story of the Jena Six to a national audience, and his award-winning reporting from the Gulf Coast has been featured in ...
Shamontiel L. VaughnAssociated ContentJena 6 Rally (Part 3: The Understanding) This article discusses the end result of Bell's sentencing, how grassroots organizations brought the Jena 6 case to ...
MSN Philippines NewsFloodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena SixUprisingIn a new book called Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six, New Orleans-based journalist and Katrina survivor Jordan Flaherty ...Katrina Plus FiveInstitute for Public Accuracy (press release)New Orleans: Community resistance before and after Katrinarabble.caall 10 news articles »
Mychal Bell turns up on Southern football rosterAlexandria Town TalkThe former Jena High School star and "Jena 6" defendant is listed as a defensive back on the roster for Stump Mitchell's Southern Jaguars. The 5-foot-10, ...and more »
Washington PostBlack Man Arrested In Stabbing, Beating, Death Of White SupremacistHip-Hop WiredThe war vet was also responsible for organizing a protest of Martin Luther King day in Jena, Louisiana where the infamous Jena 6 case took place. ...White supremacist Richard Barrett stabbed, beaten to deathYork Daily RecordArrestee In White Supremacist's Death IdentifiedWAPT JacksonBlack man suspected in death of Miss. white supremacistUSA Todayall 549 news articles »
Softball: Heck fans 24 in Spring Grove's winYorkdispatch.comWivell doubled and Jena Hull tripled for Spring Grove. CENTRAL 2, SUSQUEHANNOCK 1: At Glen Rock, Lauren Walker led the Panthers to victory, striking out 14 ...and more »
The long ascent of Rev. Al SharptonWashington Post (blog)Clearly he is the same loud mouthed fraud that he always was, the Duke Lacrosse hoax and Jena 6 hoax prove that. It is pretty sad that Al Sharpton is seen ...and more »
After tomorrow's rally, what do we do next?The Times of Trenton - NJ.comRemember Jena Six? The outpouring of support for those young men was no doubt beautiful, but can anybody tell me what the high school graduation rate of ...
Decade in review: Diversity on campusBowdoin OrientIn September of 2007, a number of students on campus wore green and black in support of the "Jena Six," six African American teens who were "arrested and ...and more »
Hawks have chance of a lifetimeThe Argus.co.ukBecoming a father to Jena, six, and Bailey, two, has helped him mature as a player, he is getting married in June and he now plays like a player with ...and more »
...La. -- The victim of a beating that stirred massive civil rights demonstrations in a small central Louisiana town has reached a settlement in the civil case against the LaSalle Parish School Board. The settlement is the last matter expected in the so-called...
WDSU New Orleans
...Scholl faces the first crisis of his young coaching career after his Bayern amateur side were taken to the woodshed in Jena, suffering a 6-0 drubbing. After 3 matches, they have managed only a point. To make matters worse, Christian Lell started the match...
...sisters. Here are more deets courtesy of CoC. Oakland, CA- The organization that led the online mobilization in support of the Jena Six today applauded news that five of the young men have pleaded no contest to greatly reduced charges—a development the group...
Jack & Jill Politics
...Melissa Bell, mother of Mychal Bell behind two Louisiana State Troopers that are holding hands during a march in support of the Jena 6 in Jena, La. The remaining defendants of the Jena Six case in Louisiana are expected in court Friday to plead guilty. The...
Rocky Mount Telegram
...with more than 20,000 people converging on the little town in central Louisiana almost two years ago.Racial tensions at Jena High School reportedly grew throughout the town in the months before the attack.A sixth defendant pleaded guilty in December...
...people to converge in September 2007 on the tiny central Louisiana town of Jena for a major civil rights march. Racial tensions at Jena High School reportedly grew throughout in the months before the attack. Several months before attack, nooses were hung in...
...mother of former Jena 6 defendant Mychal Bell has been arrested for contempt of court on a charge of failure to pay child support. Melissa Bell, 39, 130 Bell Road, Jena, is being held at the Caldwell Parish Detention Center, where bond was not set Monday night. Bell...
The Monroe News Star
...the petition said. Maufray has retired from the bench. J. Christopher Peters, a former assistant district attorney in LaSalle Parish, succeeded him. It is not clear if Peters will handle the rest of the Jena Six cases or rule on the media requests....
The Monroe News Star
After news broke of his arrest on a shoplifting charge, Mychal Bell shot himself in the chest Monday with a .22-caliber handgun. He remained hospitalized Tuesday but police said his chest wound was not life-threatening. (Dec. 30)
...at a high school. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Protesters march towards Jena High School on September 20, 2007 in Jena, Louisiana. JENA, LA - SEPTEMBER 20: A protester holds two paintings ouside of Jena High School during a civil rights march on...
Black Voices | Blogs
In Jena, La. Six young men was jailed among other things for being black young men. A Rep from the ACLU explains what happened there.
...Mauffray told him that white beating victim Justin Barker was lucky that he did not "bleed to death". Mauffray also called the Jena 6 "real troublemakers", and discussed alleged incidents involving the defendants. Utter and others later investigated the rumored...
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A new film from Big Noise. In a small town in Louisiana, six families are fighting for their sons' lives. Two nooses are left as a warning to black students trying to integrate their playground, fights break out across town, a white man pulls a shotgun on black students, someone burns down most of the school, the DA puts six black students on trial for attempted murder, and the quiet town of Jena becomes the site of the largest civil rights demonstration in the South since the 1960s. The ...
...between black and white youths, both on and off campus. But civil rights leaders asserted that the schools and the courts in Jena treated black students more harshly than whites for similar offenses. After the Jena story gained national attention last spring,...
Marchers surrounded the Justice Department headquarters on Friday to demand federal intervention in the "Jena Six" case and enforcement of hate crimes against those who hang nooses in public...
Rev. Al Sharpton and Howard Witt (Chicago Tribune reporter) on for a segment about the questions that have been raised about Jena 6 fundraising.
US Attorney for the Western District, in Lafayette, La., Donald Washington gets drilled about the Jena 6 before the House Judiciary Committee members Waters, Lee & Ellison
US Attorney Donald Washington & the Justice Department are on the hot seat. The US Justice Department is questioned for its "inability" to bring hate charges against the students who hung nooses under a "white" tree on school campus in Jena, La. In this segment, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida) is doing the questioning.
US Attorney Donald Washington & the Justice Department are on the hot seat. The US Justice Department is questioned for its "inability" to bring hate charges against the students who hung nooses under a "white" tree on school campus in Jena, La. In this segment, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) is doing the questioning.
Congressman Cohen asks questions about hate crimes to panelists at the Jena 6 Judiciary Committee Hearing.
Highlights from the Jena 6 hearing, including comments from Al Sharpton, Jackson Lee, and Richard Cohen
Al Sharpton's opening statement from the Jena 6 hearing held October 16, 2007.
A photo montage of the Marali Nubia Bear Chapter of SWING PHI SWING Social Fellowship, Inc trip to Jena, Louisiana. The Montage was created by Yancey Films. www.myspace.com/yanceyfilms
...he violated the terms of his probation for a previous conviction. More than 20,000 demonstrators gathered recently in Jena to protest what they perceive as differences in how black and white suspects are treated. "Jena can be a great town, but right now it...
The Judiciary Committee holds a hearing, "Jena 6 and the Role of Federal Intervention in Hate Crimes and Race-Related Violence in Public Schools." Chairman John Conyers gives opening remarks.
...to JOIN the struggle!Hold teach-ins and house parties to discuss the Jena 6 case. Make it known that the struggle to Free the Jena Six must and will continue and grow until all the charges are dropped and we won't allow them to spend one more day in prison...
Please comment and rate this Video 6 young Black males in Jena, LA are involved in a school fight with white students; the Black students get arrested and face attempted 2nd degree murder charges while white students go free. The arrested students face 20 yrs to life for the school fight. This all started because of hangman's nooses that were hung under a tree at the high school.At the end of this report We'll give you the only solution that can solve this worldwide problem with Racism,open your mind humble your heart and enjoy the show.
Rallies led by Rev Al Sharpton & Michael Baisden in Jena & Alexandria, LA. to free the Jena 6. Speakers Rev Bernice King, Martin Luther King Jr, III, Ice Cube, Rep Sheia Jackson-Lee and Dick Greogory. DVDs are available at www.jena6dvd.com.
...York City sentenced to years in prison for a minor drug offense under the Rockefeller laws, to a group of Black teenagers in Jena being tried for attempted murder when they were simply standing up to racism in the schoolyard, the way Black defendants are prosecuted...
Workers World Online
Wade Henderson, head of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, was on MSNBC Wed, Oct. 10, 2007 addressing hate crimes in America. He called the Jena 6 situation a "learnable moment" for our nation with real consequences.
In Aiken, S.C., Barack Obama comments on the Genarlow Wilson case, where a 17-year-old football player who had consensual sex with a 15-year-old is spending 10 years in prison.
The current stated of Black America resembles many similarities to the 1960's Civil Rights Era. Morgan State University hosted it's own Jena 6 rally to support the six African-American young men unfair incarcerated in Jena, LA. A 1 minute montage is seen here created for WEAA (88.9 FM - Baltimore). Ryan H. Marshall (News Reporter) Stephen Jones (Camera) Kortni Alston (News Director)
The Official "Free The Jena 6" Video http;//www.myspace.com/jasirix
Excerpts from the solidarity march and rally in Hartford, CT. This clip features former mayor Thurman Milner, and activist Kamora Herrington. For more on this and other local stories, visit hartfordimc.org/blog.