Shows featuring Tina Jones

  • Live from Jena: Two Mothers of the Jena Six React to Outpour of Support for their Sons Jenaparents7-10
    We go to Jena, Louisiana, to speak to two mothers of the Jena Six: Caseptla Bailey, mother of Robert Bailey, and Tina Jones, mother of Bryant Purvis. [includes rush transcript]
    September 21, 2007 | Story
  • Thousands Expected to March in Jena to Protest Pending Charges Against High School Students Jenbeardweb
    Thousands of people are expected to gather in Jena, Louisiana, on Thursday to protest the pending charges against six African-American high school students. Last week, a Louisiana appeals court threw out the conviction of 17-year-old Mychal Bell. Bell was supposed to have been sentenced for attempted second-degree battery this Thursday. He has been jailed since January, unable to meet his $90,000...
    September 18, 2007 | Story
  • "A Modern-Day Lynching"–Parents of Jena Six Speak of Injustice, Racism in Sons’ Prosecution Jenaparentspanel7-10
    We speak with the parents of three of the "Jena Six," the black high school students charged with attempted murder for a school fight in which a white student was beaten up. We are joined by Caseptla Bailey, the mother of Robert Bailey, and Tina Jones, the mother of Bryant Purvis. Both of their sons are awaiting trial on charges of attempted second-degree murder and conspiracy. We also...
    July 10, 2007 | Story
  • LANDMINES
    There’s a full page ad in the New York Times today. Its headline:
    July 30, 1997 | Story
  • DEATH PENALTY
    Despite an international outcry, Virginia state officials executed Joseph O’Dell last night. Earlier in the day, Virginia Governor George Allen rejected worldwide pleas for clemency, including appeals by the Pope and the Italian government.
    July 24, 1997 | Story
  • China and Most Favored Nation Trade Status
    President Clinton yesterday began a campaign to renew most favored
    nation trade status with China. The move comes as no surprise
    following yet another lobbying blitz of what is now referred to as
    the China lobby — major corporations like Boeing, Coca-Cola and
    Motorola.

    But most favored nation trade status must be approved by Congress
    and opponents of the measure have vowed a tough fight. Human...

    May 20, 1997 | Story