Doing Justice

Student groups react to the controversial Jena case. The small town of Jena, La., first began dominating headlines after six black high school students were charged with attempted second-degree murder despite the fact that the injuries of the white student they assaulted were not grave enough to prevent him from attending a class ring ceremony only hours later. Supporters have since rallied behind the “Jena Six,” whose cause has generated a media storm and become a symbol of a larger struggle for equal justice in America. An estimated 10,000 demonstrators attended a protest in support of the six students, held …






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