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White Teen Gets Life in Gruesome Mississippi Hate Crime

White Teen Gets Life in Gruesome Mississippi Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on March 23 2012, 11:39AM

One day after Deryl Dedmon was sentenced to two life terms in prison after pleading guilty to murder under a state hate crime law, he, and two other teens were charged and pleaded guilty in U.S.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Teen Accused in James Anderson's Killing Linked to Other Hate Crimes

Teen Accused in James Anderson’s Killing Linked to Other Hate Crimes

by Jorge Rivas on October 28 2011, 10:44AM

Parents, students and now the Department of Justice say Deryl Dedmon has been involved in multiple hate crimes in Mississippi.

Topics: Criminal Justice

White Teen Accused in Hate Crime Killing of Black Man Says He Was 'Seeking Revenge'

White Teen Accused in Hate Crime Killing of Black Man Says He Was ‘Seeking Revenge’

by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2011, 12:47PM

The AP reports that Deryl Dedmon wanted payback for being robbed weeks earlier. James Craig Anderson payed the ultimate price.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Death Penalty

Death Penalty “Unlikely” for Mississisipi Teen Found Guilty of Running over James Anderson

by Jorge Rivas on September 23 2011, 1:21PM

Hinds County district attorney says he’ll likely grant the victim’s family’s wishes and spare the life of the teen found guilty of running over James Anderson.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Family of James Anderson Opposes Death Penalty in Alleged Hate Crime

Family of James Anderson Opposes Death Penalty in Alleged Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on September 15 2011, 2:01PM

“The punishment for those with hate in their hearts should be one tempered with love,” says the family.

Topics: Criminal Justice

James Anderson's Partner Can't Join Family's Wrongful Death Suit in Mississippi

James Anderson’s Partner Can’t Join Family’s Wrongful Death Suit in Mississippi

by Jorge Rivas on September 9 2011, 1:48PM

Under state law, Anderson’s male partner of 17 years is not allowed to join the family’s civil suit against the white teens suspected in his high-profile murder.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Family Files Suit Against Mississippi Teens Accused of Hate Crime

Family Files Suit Against Mississippi Teens Accused of Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2011, 12:15PM

The family’s suit names all seven teens as defendants.

Topics: Criminal Justice

New Details in Violent Mississippi Murder of James Craig Anderson

New Details in Violent Mississippi Murder of James Craig Anderson

by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2011, 12:25PM

Family members remember the man who loved his church choir, his partner, and the four-year-old girl they raised as their own.

Topics: Criminal Justice

'Reverse Racism': A Sad Misnomer for a Tragic Mississippi Murder

‘Reverse Racism’: A Sad Misnomer for a Tragic Mississippi Murder

by Terry Keleher on August 16 2011, 9:24AM

The family of a white teen charged in a horrific anti-black murder says he is the victim of “reverse racism.” Sadly, we must again point out that power, more than prejudice, is the foundation of racism. Terry Keleher breaks it down.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Hundreds Remember Mississippi Hate Crime Victim James Anderson

Hundreds Remember Mississippi Hate Crime Victim James Anderson

by Jorge Rivas on August 15 2011, 1:55PM

The crime has shocked the nation and put local officials in the hot seat.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Video

Video Shows White Teens Driving Over Black Man in Mississippi Hate Crime

Video Shows White Teens Driving Over Black Man in Mississippi Hate Crime

by Jorge Rivas on August 8 2011, 12:43PM

The group was allegedly out to find, hurt, and kill the first black person they saw. James Craig Anderson, 49, became their victim.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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