From the little I've found, a fight broke out after a bunch of racial incidents in a small southern town. Six black boys are being tried for attempted murder for getting into a fistfight with a white kid. What the hell century is this??
elle, phd has been writing a lot of interesting posts about the case.By comebacknikki, at 4:34 PM
Also, there's going to be a special on CNN tonight @ 7 p.m. CST (Special Investigations Unit – Judgment in Jena).By comebacknikki, at 4:38 PM
Today was the first I heard about this too. It's fucked up.By Crawlspace, at 6:05 PM
I only heard about it on Wednesday after a former student emailed and asked me to wear black on Thursday in support of the Jena 6. I guess NPR (where I get most of my news) had been ignoring it.By Addy N., at 8:26 AM