Jena 6 (Photo Gallery) was originally published on thebeatdfw.com

1. People demonstrate 02 October 2007 in Wa

People demonstrate 02 October 2007 in Wa

People demonstrate 02 October 2007 in Washington, DC, charging that the civil rights of the Jena Six have been grossly violated and to demand that all charges against them be dropped. A US judge on 27 September 2007 released one of the six black teenagers whose arrest in Louisiana brought 20,000 people to a small […]

2. Supporters of the ‘Jena 6’ congregate around Jena High Schoo

Supporters of the ‘Jena 6’ congregate around Jena High Schoo

Supporters of the ‘Jena 6’ congregate around Jena High School in Jena, Louisiana on Thursday, September 20, 2007. (Photo by Jason Arthurs/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT via Getty Images) people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,politics,louisiana,supporter,congregation,jena 6,jena – louisiana

3. Reverend Al Sharpton (2nd-R) speaks with

Reverend Al Sharpton (2nd-R) speaks with

Reverend Al Sharpton (2nd-R) speaks with two of the Jena 6, Robert Bailey, Jr.(L) and Theo Shaw, 20 September, 2007 in front of the LaSalle Parish Courthouse in Jena, Louisiana. during the National Action Network’s Vigil for the Jena 6. Thousands of protesters have gathered for a march on the Louisiana town of Jena in […]

4. With the national media watching from ab

With the national media watching from ab

With the national media watching from above, Robert Clark from Monroe, La. uses a microphone to try and raise money for the bail of Mychal Bell one of the Jena 6, on 20 September, 2007 at the LaSalle Parish Courthouse in Jena, Louisiana. Thousands of protesters have gathered for a march on the Louisiana town […]

5. Louisiana Town Prepares For Civil Rights Gathering

Louisiana Town Prepares For Civil Rights Gathering

JENA, LA – SEPTEMBER 19: Rita Johnson and Kevin Dozier cook out front of their house under a sign that reads ‘Support the Jena 6’ on September 19, 2007 in Jena, Louisiana. Thousands of protesters are expected for a march on the Louisiana town of Jena tomorrow morning in protest of the criminal trial of […]

6. The Jena 6

The Jena 6

JENA, LA – AUGUST 6: A meeting of the parents of the Jena 6 August 6, 2007 in Jena, Louisianna. The 6 black students are going to stand trial for attempted murder after assaulting a white student at Jena High School in the culmination of a year of racial tension in the school. Over the […]

7. The Jena 6

The Jena 6

JENA, LA – AUGUST 6: Theo Shaw, 18, (left) and Robert Bailey Jr., 17, (right) and Bailey’s mother Caseptla Bailey (center), two members of the Jena 6 August 6, 2007 in Jena, Louisianna. The 6 black students are going to stand trial for attempted murder after assaulting a white student at Jena High School in […]

8. House Holds Hearing On Jena Six

House Holds Hearing On Jena Six

WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 16: U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana Donald Washington (L) testifies as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department Lisa Krigsten looks on during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee October 16, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The […]

9. Jena Louisiana Civil Rights Gathering

Jena Louisiana Civil Rights Gathering

JENA, LA – SEPTEMBER 20: Brandon Citizen, a student at Prarie View A&M University holds a sign to support the ‘Jena Six’ during a civil rights march September 20, 2007 in Jena, Louisiana. Thousands of protesters have gathered for a march on the Louisiana town of Jena in protest of the criminal trial of six […]

10. The Jena 6

The Jena 6

JENA, LA – AUGUST 6: Scenes from the Louisiana town of Jena, August 6, 2007, Jena, Louisiana. Over the last year there has been an undercurrent of racial tension in the town which has led to outbreaks of violence between white and black students. The tension escelated after an incident under a tree favoured by […]

11. The Jena 6

The Jena 6

JENA, LA – AUGUST 6: Scenes from the Louisiana town of Jena, August 6, 2007, Jena, Louisiana. Over the last year there has been an undercurrent of racial tension in the town which has led to outbreaks of violence between white and black students. The tension escelated after an incident under a tree favoured by […]

12. Boss Bastian from St. Louis, Mo., holds

Boss Bastian from St. Louis, Mo., holds

Boss Bastian from St. Louis, Mo., holds a dummy being hanged by a noose in front of the LaSalle Parish Courthouse, in Jena, Louisiana, 20 September, 2007, to symbolize what he says happens to blacks in America, during a national vigil for the Jena 6. Thousands of protesters have gathered for a march on the […]

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