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Amnesty International News Release - New York Police
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19138101-01-2002
New York Police Shooting of Black Teenager Reinforces Need for Inquiry Into Police Abuses.
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Attack on black woman latest possible Denver hate crime - November 29, 1997
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19159101-01-2002
Attack on black woman latest possible Denver hate crime NAACP plans news conference next week November 29, 1997 Web posted at: 2:59 p.m. EST (1959 GMT) DENVER (CNN) -- Five adults and a juvenile have been arrested for allegedly beating an African-American
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Black Controversies
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1915No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Covering issues that the media somehow either forgets or slants.
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Black Man Beheaded in Hate Crime
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1901No Votes Yet01-01-2002
[an error occurred while processing this directive] Black Man Beheaded in Hate Crime Some of you may have heard "BET Talks' host Tavis Smiley report this incident on the Tom Joyner Morning Show (radio) on Monday 8/11.
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Blacks Targeted on I-95
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1949No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black Law Students Excluded from U.S. Supreme Court September 15, 1998 By Tia M. Roebuck ECLIPSE Contributing Writer Black law students are disproportionately left out of the most prestigious position a young lawyer can hold - a U.S. Supreme Court
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Carter, Rubin - Law Buzz
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1940No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Detailed account of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter's case includes some insight into what put him into jail and the laws that helped get him out.
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Court study finds blacks tried fairly in murder cases
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1934No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Home Page Top Stories The Region Business The Wire Columnists Obituaries Education Campaign Central Court study finds blacks tried fairly in murder cases Friday, December 10, 1999 By THOMAS ZOLPER Trenton Bureau Prosecutors, judges, and juries do no....
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Crime and Punishment: Justice 2000
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1903No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Angola Farms Prison had once been a slave platation, named after the original; country of its slaves. Angola, Africa. It was believed during that era, that the superior, stronger slaves came from Angola.
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Few Southern Hate Crimes - FBI Hate Crimes Reports
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1916No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Statistical reports compiled by the FBI for 1995 through 1997 and available on their web site show that the former Confederate States consistently have fewer Hate Crimes than the rest of the country.
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Jonny Gammage and the Fight Against Police Brutality
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19341101-01-2002
Tells the story of the death of Gammage at the hands of Pittsburgh police officers in 1995. Fact sheet is provided in two languages.
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Journal of African Law
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1924No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Online Services: Information: Journal of African Law Latest Issue Browse/Search the Archive Email Table of Contents Service Initial Registration for Online Access (and updating) Request rights for individual articles
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Kentucky Law and African-Americans
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1914No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The enslavement of Africans had already existed for almost a century in Spain's American colonies by the time tobacco plantation agriculture began in English Virginia. Under the colonial charter of Virginia, the area now making up Kentucky was then a part
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Race, Health Care and the Law
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1926No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Explores the role of law in improving the health status of people-of-color. Includes statutes, cases, law review articles and other documents.
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Racial Profiling in America
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1933No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Despite the civil rights victories of 30 years ago, official skin-color prejudice is still reflected throughout the criminal justice system. For people of color in cities large and small across this nation, north and south, east and west, Jim Crow "justic
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Rodney King
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1946No Votes Yet01-01-2002
does anyone know a documentary with the 'rodney king vs. los angeles > police department'footage? > > or > > does anyone know the origin of the images, who shot it and how? > I believe the original beating footage was shot by George Holliday (I think).
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The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
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1903No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Mumia's appeal has been denied by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. On October 13, 1999, PA Governor Ridge signed a new death warrant against Mumia. Mumia's attorneys have filed a habeus corpus petition in Federal district court and the Federal judge has is
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The Lansing Black Lawyers Association
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190010101-01-2002
Providing equal access to information about the law, civil rights & civil liberties About the LBLA The LBLA strives to promote public confidence in, respect for, and knowledge of the law and the...
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