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5/13 CA State Superintendent Of Public Instruction Candidate Leonard Martin Backs LA Court (tags)
Leonard Martin, the only candidate for CA State Superinendent For Public Instruction opposing charter schools is backing a law suit against the illegal establishment by the LA Unified School District of Birmingham High School in Los Angeles and will attend the court hearing on May 13.
Bomber says prison driving him insane (tags)
Cruel and unusuall punishment? A longer version of this article was in Newsweek, Time or one of those other national weekly news magazines. It sounded like they are pretty much locked into a single cell by themselfs for 23 hours a day, 365 days a year with nothing to do but read and watch a limited number of channels on TV.
From Bil'in to Birmingham: A Missing Link in Support for Palestinian Human Rights (tags)
One of the latest in the long series of unpublicized Israeli attacks on civilians took place on August 25 in the West Bank village of Bil'in, a longstanding bastion of nonviolent Palestinian resistance. It occurred during the weekly protest against the Israeli de-facto-boundary wall being constructed in their midst. About 100 protestors -- Palestinian, Israeli and international activists -- were walking to the site of the wall when, without provocation, soldiers in riot gear waded in and began clubbing demonstrators and firing rubber bullets at close range.
Eight days in May Birmingham and the struggle for civil rights (tags)
The eight days between May 2 and May 10, 1963, when thousands of school children in Birmingham, Ala., defied the fire hoses and police dogs of Eugene “Bull” Connor, marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.