logo.jpgVictim in Jena 6 Case Sues Over Beating
The family of the victim in the “Jena Six” case has sued the adults accused of beating him, the families of the juveniles allegedly involved and the board of the school where the attack occurred. Justin Barker and his parents, David and Kelli, also accuse a seventh, uncharged student of being part of the group that attacked Justin on Dec. 4, 2006, as he walked out of Jena High School’s gym headed to another class. {continue reading…}

Report says U.S. jails more blacks than whites for drugs
Black Americans are 10 times more likely to be imprisoned for illegal drug offenses than whites, even though both groups use and sell drugs at the same rate, according to a study released on Tuesday. {continue reading…}

Youngest suspect allegedly fired shot that killed NFL’s Taylor
grand jury Tuesday indicted four suspects on charges of first degree felony murder and armed burglary in the slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor. A grand jury identified Eric Rivera Jr. as the shooter in the death of NFL star Sean Taylor. Court documents say the youngest is alleged to have fired the fatal shot. The three adult suspects — Venjah K. Hunte, 20, Jason Scott Mitchell, 19, and Charles Kendrick Lee Wardlow, 18 — appeared in court Tuesday via video conference wearing thick green vests, which defense attorneys said were suicide safety smocks. {continue reading…}

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  • Victim in Jena 6 Case Sues Over Beating

    Actually I am surprised he is just getting around to that. Most of been that whole BET red carpet and ‘I am a baller with cash” pics the young boy were taking that brought out this.

    Report says U.S. jails more blacks than whites for drugs

    DUH REALLY? I love it when the press breaks old news like it’s new. If I am a black reporter I am slaping the people who do these studies and my boss in the back of the head with a rolled up paper.

  • Cola

    What pisses me off about “Report says US jails more blacks than whites for drugs”, is that nothing is going to be done to stop these practices. We have known for years that minorities get tougher sentences than whites.

    I am with you Mike. Tell us something we don’t already know! :)

  • Cola

    Oh and I like the new format of the daily news feed!