Posts Categorized: jena 6

Mychal Bell freed on bail

By Monica Moorehead Published Sep 27, 2007 11:44 PM Mychal Bell, one of the Jena 6, was freed on $45,000 bail Sept. 27, a week after the massive demonstration of tens of thousands in Jena, La., and across the U.S. This was a victory won only by the mass protest, but it is not complete….read more

Justice for Jena 6

Six young black men from a Jena, Louisiana high school can spend up to 22 years in prison for a racially motivated school fight. The story is very similar to the Jim Crow era where the police, judges and the courts where used to keep the black folks “in their place.” Unfortunately it is sad…read more