Bobby Jindal is No Reformer

By Guest Columnist Dec 17, 2008

Editor’s note: As Bobby Jindal tries to create a national image, to possibly run for president in 2012, the Louisiana justice system remains in shambles when it comes to serving Black people and protecting our basic rights. Denouncing the Jena 6 protests and doing nothing after 25,000 petitions urged action in the Angola 3 case is far from reform. "Reform," Bobby Jindal Style By James Rucker, We may be on the brink of inaugurating a Black president, but the miscarriage of justice unfolding in Louisiana with the case of the Angola 3 tells a different story about race, power and accountability in our criminal justice system. At the top of the food chain is self-styled reformer and the GOP’s supposed answer to Obama, Governor Bobby Jindal. Albert Woodfox has spent the last 36 years in solitary confinement — 23 out of 24 hours each day in a 6×9 cell — for the murder of a white prison guard, a crime he didn’t commit. Continue reading at the Huffington Post.