Black Trials

Author: Mark S. Weiner
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307425037
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Significant and enthralling, these are the cases that forced the courts and the country to reconsider what it means to be black in America, and Mark Weiner demonstrates their lasting importance for our society.

Tilted

Author: Steven Skurka
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459700309
Size: 53.58 MB
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In the first edition of Tilted, Skurka showed how the prosecution attempted to "tilt" the trial in its favour, but he also demonstrated how Black unsuccessfully attempted to tilt the trial his way.

The Trials Of Being A Black Gay Man

Author: B. L. Rose
Publisher: Ben Rose
ISBN: 061534898X
Size: 32.52 MB
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PROLOGUE I had to ask myself, Could there be such a thing, the trials of being a
black gay man? Then suddenly, I wanted to (as my mom would scream at me
when I was younger and doing something wrong) slap the living daylight out of
myself. Of course, there are trials, and let's not forget the tribulations of being a
black gay man. My name is Damien Dante Jones, a 26 year old black gay male
and Computer Programmer from Dallas, Texas but now residing in Atlanta,
Georgia.

Lucy S Trials In The Black Hills

Author: Ann A. Hardesty
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 9781449053697
Size: 70.96 MB
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The family had ridden to Keystone in the wagon, which their black horses, Duke
and Luke, pulled. When they got there Pa found a shady place under an oak tree
to tie up the horses and left them with the bucket of water that they had brought.
There had been so much to see. Before the parade she and her brothers had
watched the horse racing. She had been glad to be with them and not by herself.
Her favorite horse won and that had made her happy. There was a parade. She
saw ...

Crimes And Trials Of The Century From The Black Sox Scandal To The Attica Prison Riots

Author: Steven M. Chermak
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313341106
Size: 73.62 MB
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On June 29, 2005, a group of white men attacked three black men in Howard
Beach, beating one with a baseball bat and fracturing his skull. The three blacks
fled into nearby swampland and through the neighborhood in an attempt to
escape. One, Glenn Moore, 22, tripped over a lawn sign, and the attackers beat
him with a metal bat, stole his shoes and other belongings, and ripped an earring
from his ear. He was sent to the hospital with head, back, and leg injuries. Police
arrested ...

The Trials Of Henry Flipper First Black Graduate Of West Point

Author: Don Cusic
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786439696
Size: 27.35 MB
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During the last years of his life, Henry Flipper kept up a lively correspondence
with Dr. Thomas Jefferson Flanagan, an associate editor of the African American
newspaper Atlanta Daily World. The newspaper was one of the top African
American newspapers in the country and Flanagan was an esteemed member of
the black community in Atlanta. Theodore Harris, who edited Black Frontiersman:
The Memoirs ofHenry O. Flipper, noted the letters “were expressed with a
cogency that ...

The Trials Of Phillis Wheatley

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458715302
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In The Trials of Phillis Wheatley, Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the pivotal roles that Wheatley and Jefferson played in shaping the black literary tradition.

Black Jewish Relations On Trial

Author: Jeffrey Melnick
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 157806287X
Size: 69.54 MB
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How much deeper the anecdote seems now that I know that Still's wife was
Jewish and his daughter Black and Jewish (Azoulay 102-3; Melnick, Right 56,
225nl70). The readable “trials" of Black-Jewish relations are easily found: from
the employment of African American domestic workers by Jews to the challenges
faced by Black-Jewish couples and their children (the family created by LeRoi
Jones/Amiri Baraka and Hettie Jones would be a good starting place) to the
problems that ...

Love On Trial An American Scandal In Black And White

Author: Heidi Ardizzone
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393247465
Size: 31.61 MB
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Evidence is crucial but, as any good trial lawyer knows, the substance of the tale
itself can carry great weight. What is the best explanation that fits the evidence,
fits acceptable social expectations, and makes your client appear sympathetic
and even innocent? As the trial opened, two basic questions were before the
court: Was Alice black or white, and had she deceived Leonard by claiming to be
white? As the opening statements made clear, however, there was far more to the
stories ...

Hard Trials Great Tribulations

Author: James V. Lyles
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499032439
Size: 71.40 MB
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Prizefighting wasthe vehicle many young black men took to move up from poverty
. These bloody and brutal encounters provided a path to the socalled good life.
The black fighters of the 1930s were highprofile. They represented the
aspirations of black people. As asmall boy,I looked up to Joe Louis, the “Brown
Bomber.” His success as a black man said to me that I was as good as white
people. Black boxers didto their white counterparts what many blacks would have
likedto do to all ...