Shows featuring Report On The Jena Six

  • The Jena Six Story: A Look at the Origins of the Case Jena6tree
    One day after the historic march, we re-air our July 10th report that helped bring the case of the Jena Six to national attention. Jacquie Soohen of Big Noise Films interviewed Jena Six members and their families. [includes rush transcript]
    September 21, 2007 | Story
  • The Case of the Jena Six: Black High School Students Charged with Attempted Murder for Schoolyard Fight After Nooses Are Hung from Tree Jena7-10
    Six black students at Jena High School in Central Louisiana were arrested last December after a school fight in which a white student was beaten and suffered a concussion and multiple bruises. The six black students were charged with attempted murder and conspiracy. They face up to 100 years in prison without parole. The fight took place amid mounting racial tension after a black student sat under...
    July 10, 2007 | Story
  • TOBACCO DEAL
    As the Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the tobacco industry’s proposed settlement of $365.5 billion dollars to be paid over the next 25 years to settle state lawsuits, the Institute for Policy Studies and the Stakeholder Alliance have released a new study that raises questions about who the real winners and losers will be under the proposed deal.
    July 31, 1997 | Story
  • Excerpt of a debate between Malcolm X and James Baldwin.
    James Baldwin and Malcolm X debate the American civil rights movement as well as independence and self determination of African States in 1961.
    May 19, 1997 | Story