extrajudicial killings

Massacre in Cleveland: Lynch Law Was Never Repealed

Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 03:26


A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford

America’s “unwritten law” dictates that nothing unusual is happening when 13 cops shoot 137 bullets at an apparently unarmed Black couple in Cleveland, a Black-run city. Ida B. Wells, who fought and chronicled lynching at the turn of the 20th century, would feel horribly at home.

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The Death of Jordan Davis: Is it Open season on Negroes?

Submitted by Doshon Farad on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 02:36


by Doshon Farad

Another unarmed 17 year-old Black male shot dead by a Florida white man. Are white men really so terrified by the presence of Black males, or “is black life, specifically that of black males, seen as valueless?” Or both?

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