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Has the post-Apartheid bubble burst?

Aljazeera Features Azad Essa Last Modified: 19 Aug 2012 07:00 What began as a typically grating labour dispute between unions and a mining magnate over poor wages and working conditions – the daily grist of fragile labour relations in South Africa – turned quickly into a week of violent clashes with police, talk of death […]

Plantations, Prisons and Profits: Louisiana Incarcerated

By CHARLES M. BLOW Published: May 25, 2012 OP-ED COLUMNIST New York Times

“Louisiana is the world’s prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of its U.S. counterparts. First among Americans means first in the world. Louisiana’s incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran’s, seven times China’s and 10 […]

Black in White Plains: The Police Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr.

April 5th, 2012 By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan Democracynow.org “My name is Kenneth Chamberlain. This is my sworn testimony. White Plains police are going to come in here and kill me.”

And that’s just what they did.

In the early hours of Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, U.S. Marine veteran Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. accidentally hit […]

VICTORY: Justice in Cook County for the Englewood 5

NOVEMBER 16, 2011 / BY MATT NELSON VICTORY: Justice in Cook County Today a Cook County judge vacated the convictions of a group of men, known as the Englewood 5, who were falsely arrested and harshly prosecuted for crimes they did not commit. This decision and the Nov. 3 exoneration of the Dixmoor 5 […]

FBI To Close Case on Emmett Till and End Civil Rights-era Cold Cases

By ALLEN G. BREED and HOLBROOK MOHR 11/ 5/11 11:38 AM ET Huffington Post The FBI has announced that they are close to ending Civil Rights-era cold cases. The cases include murder cases in which there are no statute of limitations. So far the FBI have investigating 111 cases involving 124 deaths but are close […]

Dewey Bozella’s fight for justice

Nobody has ever bought a jersey with the name Dewey Rader Bozella on it. There are no sneakers embossed with a DRB logo. Few people in the world of sports have ever heard of Dewey Rader Bozella.

But a week from today, Dewey will step on stage at the ESPYs to speak.

Naturally, he’s […]

The Lena Baker Story

The Lena Baker Story was written, directed, and produced by Ralph Wilcox. It is based on a true story and was inspired by Dr. Lela Bond Phillips’ book Lena Baker Story.

The Lena Baker Story takes place in the early 1900’s through 1945 in Cuthbert, Georgia. It’s the story of one woman’s attempt to […]

Legal Lynching in Georgia?

FinalCall.com News

National News Legal Lynching in Georgia? By Jesse Muhammad -Staff writer- Updated Sep 28, 2011 – 11:35:50 AM

After execution of Troy Davis, supporters and family vow to fight death penalty

(FinalCall.com) – The title of its state song, “Georgia on My Mind,” could be a fitting symbol of what is dominating the […]

When Innocence Isn’t Enough: An Audio Documentary About Troy Anthony Davis

SUMMARY: Produced on 11-8-2007 and narrated by Naji Mujahid of the DC Radio Co-op/Peoples’ MEDIA Center, this work is a documentary about the plight of Troy Davis who has been on Death Row in Georgia since 1991; throughout this time he has maintained his innocence. He was convicted with no material evidence and solely […]

Officer acquitted in shooting unarmed Tramaine Miller in the face

ATLANTA NEWS 5:32 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2011 By Steve Visser The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After Reginald Fisher shot an unarmed man, the Atlanta Police Department suspended him and the Fulton County district attorney indicted him. On Thursday, a jury acquitted him.

The officer was cleared in the 2009 shooting at a Mechanicsville apartment complex of […]