Supreme Court Hears 9/11 Case

By The News Jun 17, 2008

Supreme Court to Hear Case From Muslims Held After 9/11 "The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether top government officials can be sued for damages by the Muslim men who were rounded up and imprisoned under harsh conditions in the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001." New York Times. Black French Have New Negritude A new black consciousness is emerging in France and it is being attributed to Barack Obama’s political rise in the United States. New York Times. Arizona Ministers Preach More Compassion for Migrants A group of religious leaders on Monday called on elected officials in Arizona to move from what it described as a hateful tone in the debate about immigration and to adopt a more compassionate approach. The more than 20 pastors, mainly from largely White, conservative, evangelical Christian churches, wrote a letter to the state’s top officials, urging them to consider immigration laws that preserve human dignity. Arizona Republic. Indian Professor Accused of Killing Son’s Black Girlfriend "A former math professor at a historically black university goes on trial Monday in Atlanta, charged with arranging the contract killing of his black daughter-in-law because she wasn’t Indian." Seattle Times.