Human Rights

381 days

October 26, 2005 - Charlie Cobb, a key organizer in the civil rights movement who conceived the idea of "freedom schools" to bring real education to dispossessed black children in Mississippi, sent these short thoughts on the importance of Rosa Parks:

Another Tulia in Texas

October 24, 2005 - The latest Austin Chronicle has an eye-opening expose about race, the drug war, and Lone Star justice in a rural Jackson County, Texas, home of the small town of Edna:

Beware of hurricane related scams

August 30, 2005 - By R. Neal In addition to looting, price gouging, home repair scams, and insurance fraud, there are always those looking to exploit victims of natural disasters, especially via telephone solicitation and the internet.

Alabama Justice

August 19, 2005 - Raw Story (via Pam's House Blend) gives some much-deserved coverage of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, AL -- a fine group that has taken the lead in ensuring fair legal repr