Fla. KKK Drops Off Flyers In Mostly Black Neighborhood
A Ku Klux Klan group from North Carolina trying to recruit members from New Smyrna Beach targeted a predominately black neighborhood, officials said. Leaders passed out hundreds of fliers near North Myrtle Street over the past couple of days.
In 1997, Duane Buck was sentenced to death for the murder of his former girlfriend and a man. Now his lawyer, of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, is fighting for a new sentencing hearing free of racial bias that could save his life.
Police in Tinley Park, a suburb of Chicago, are investigating fliers promoting actions of the Ku Klux Klan that were found in several driveways throughout the town, according to NBC Chicago and the Chicago Tribune.
Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks Out from Jail on New Pennsylvania Law Silencing Prisoners
democracynow wrote: http://democracynow.org - Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is set to sign into law a bill critics say will trample the free speech rights of prisoners. Last week, lawmakers openly said they passed the legislation as a way to target one of the state's most well-known prisoners: journalist and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted in 1982 of killing of a Philadelphia police officer, but has long maintained his innocence.