September 23, 2007

Race Crimes in America

Do you think you can choke down the turkey this Thanksgiving? I mean, with what is going on with our citizens? Here's an update on Jena 6:
Judge denies release of Jena teen
2 teen youths accused of displaying nooses in Alexandria

September 22, 2007, From Staff and Wire Reports

A judge denied a request Friday to release a teenager whose arrest in the beating of a white classmate sparked this week's civil rights protest in Jena … (Previous Judge) Mauffray set a high bail for Bell — $90,000 — prior to (Bell's) conviction...

But there's more in this article: we’ve got nooses in nearby Alexandria …

Jeremiah Munsen, 18, of Colfax, who was driving the truck, was charged with one count each of driving while intoxicated, inciting to riot and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, according to the police report.,,, Munsen was being held in the Rapides Parish Jail in lieu of a bond of $1,670.
Munsen was guilty because he was driving drunk and admitted he made the nooses. All the evidence on Bell is heresay, but he's ALREADY been incarcerated for 13 months because his bail is so high. Disgusting.

From an other paper we have this lovely companion story:

neo-Nazi condemns Jena Six

William A. White posted the youths' addresses on a Web site that calls for lynching the group. By Laurence Hammack

As thousands of people rallied in Jena, La., for six black youths charged with assaulting a white classmate, the FBI was monitoring a neo-Nazi activist in Roanoke who posted their names and addresses on a Web site that proclaimed: "Lynch the Jena 6.

No comments: