Jim Crow Justice
From the Jena 6 to the Texas Death House

Socialism 2008

June 19, 2008

Six African American high school students were threatened with decades in prison for their alleged part in a school fight--a fight that followed a series of racist incidents endured by the minority of African Americans in Jena. Among these incidents was the hanging of nooses from a tree in the high school courtyard.

Meanwhile, Texas has executed 232 people since 1977, nearly 1/3 of all executions in the United States.

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