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Jena 6

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Transcript of Jena 6

December 2nd,2006
at gas station
Jena graduate pulled gun on 3 black students
wrestled gun away
theft of firearm
Jena 6
Connections To To Kill A Mockingbird
all white juries
caused unfair trial circumstances
Key Facts of the Jena 6
Inequalities due to race and social class

Jena - 85% white population
Like Maycomb the Caucasian populace persecutes the African American.
Leading to Tom and Mychal Bell being unfairly tried and convicted.
Themes
try to escape from the misery
became distraught
apply to a different court
higher court for Tom; juvenile court for Mychal Bell
By: Tim Lynch, Joe Masterson, Jake Flaherty
Jena:
Louisiana
4,000 residents
85% white
many racial problems

August 30, 2006:
black student wished to sit under tree
had been white students only

Sources (For Research)
1. youtube.com/watch?v=PSpR8fAetc
2. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/25/jena-six-louisiana-race_n_936076.html
3. http://www.democracynow.org/2007/7/10/the_case_of_the_jena_six
4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jena_Six
5. http://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId?=93304306
6. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93304306
7.http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/jena6.asp
8. http://articles.cnn.com/2009-01-15/justice/mycha.bell_1_store-security-officer-college-football-scholarship-charges?_s=PM:CRIME
9. http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/99999999/NEWS/70915030/Jema-Six-Page
The Next Day:
3 nooses hung in tree
principal: wanted them expelled
superintendent: gave students short suspension
dismissed as prank
December 4th, 2006:
white student taunting six black students
fight broke out
white student hospitalized
attended school function that evening
In the Aftermath:
Mychal Bell, Robert Bailey Jr., Carwin Jones, Jesse Ray Beard, Bryant Pervis & Theo Shaw
arrested and charged
attempted murder and conspiracy
Mychal Bell:
convicted by all white jury of second degree attempted murder and conspiracy
requires dangerous weapon
tennis shoes
Mychal Bell later retried after much outrage
when released, was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting
attempted suicide
the rest of the students were given 7 days of probation
avoid criminal activity
avoid contact with Barker
moved on with life
away from Jena
graduated
Mychal Bell played college football
Sources (For Images/Videos)


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