“A modern-day lynching”?–update on Jena Six

By The News Jul 10, 2007

The story Black parents and community leaders in Louisiana are calling a modern-day lynching. Jena Six on TV8 News A group of Black boys beat up a white kid after a conflict over a "white only" tree in a schoolyard where three nooses hung shortly before the fight. Sitting before an all-white jury, six Black students now face up to 100 years in prison. Check out more on Democracy Now , that interviewed family members, activists, and the journalist that broke the story. Sign Jena Six Petition here.