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Jena Six

White Separatists Protest MLK Day In Jena

Time | Mary Foster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About 50 white separatists protested the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday in this tiny town, which was thrust into the spotlight months ago by 20...

Media Myths About The Jena 6

Christian Science Monitor | Craig Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By now, almost everyone in America has heard of Jena, La., because they've all heard the story of the "Jena 6." White students hanging nooses barely p...

Thompson On Jena Six: "I Don't Know Anything About It"

TPM Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By any reasonable measure, Fred Thompson, the actor-lobbyist-presidential candidate, is off to a rough start. Particularly on policy matters, Thompson...

Judge Denies Request To Release Jena Teen On Bail

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A judge on Friday denied a request to release a teenager whose arrest in the beating of a white classmate sparked this week's civil rights protest in ...

Louisiana Braces As Jena Becomes Racial Bias Flashpoint

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

They called it the White Tree. Not because of the color of its leaves or tint of its bark, but because of the kind of people who typically sat beneath...