‘Jena Six” Judge Recuses Himself; Chinese Want White English Teachers Not Asian

By The News Oct 31, 2007

Jena Judge Recuses Himself From Media Hearing Lousiana State District Judge J.P. Mauffray Jr. stepped down from hearing a case on whether the media should be allowed inside the trial of Mychal Bell. The judge says he recused himself because he was named as a defendant in the litigation. Associated Press. Black Women Call Attention to Media’s Missed Opportunity Spelman alums have started the "Be Red" campaign that asks those who rallied for the "Jena Six" to also demand justice for women like Megan Williams who was tortured in West Virginia. AJC. China Wants White English Teachers Not Asian Asian Americans face discrimination even in China as they are systematically rejected for English instructor positions because white teachers are presumed to know English better. Los Angeles Times. Despite UN Report, Dominican Republic Denies Racism Taking cues from larger democracies that claim "not to confuse security with xenophobia," the Dominican Republic officials say any mention of racism against Haitians or other people of African origin is false. Dominican Today.