A well-known local civil rights activist drew applause and praise when he announced that he planned to lead a walk against hate two days before Christmas in support of victims of racially motivated violence in Long Beach, California. In years past, that would have scarcely raised an eyebrow and drawn only the barest of media coverage since civil rights groups have held countless marches and demonstrations in past years against white on black hate violence. Local and national civil rights leaders almost certainly would have eagerly endorsed the walk.
Early on the morning of Dec. According to later courtroom testimony, the 5-foot-4 Mr. Lester was a ringleader of a dozen white teenagers who jumped into three cars and ambushed the black men at a nearby pizza parlor.
Tyler Flach pictured right was charged with manslaughter, and more teens were taken into custody on gang assault charges. Two minors who were arrested are not pictured. Tyler Flach is silent after appearing in court for charges in the stabbing death of year-old Kahseen Morris.
In a packed courtroom, the judge, Gibson W. Lee, announced felony assault convictions against eight girls and one boy, ranging in age from 14 to 18, and the acquittal of one year-old girl. Eight of the teenagers were also convicted of hate crimes.
Day in Brickell. Captured by one of our members. Police identified Bartlett, age 51, and he was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed firearm, which is a felony.
Contrast two "hate crimes. It got termed a "hate crime" landing the fools to years in prison for mostly a mere "conspiracy". In case number one, three white women were savagely assaulted, knocked unconscious, and left with serious injuries by as many as forty blacks in Long Beach, California on Halloween
Sally Hazelgrove, the white leader of the Chicago-based Crushers Club charity, has been facing serious backlash over images from October showing her cutting the dreadlocks of two Black teenagers. The images have been condemned as racist and were deleted from Twitter on Friday. Last December, another incident of a teenager having his dreadlocks cut sparked national outrage.
LONG BEACH — Nearly a year has passed since the Halloween night beating of three white women by a dozen black teens at a popular Bixby Knolls attraction — an episode that struck up a fierce community debate on race relations, gangs and youth. Today, the nine minors tried and convicted of assault are still trying to fulfill their legal obligations, such as attending race tolerance programs and chipping away at hours of community service. A 10th minor, tried at the same time, was acquitted. Two other boys were tried separately and found guilty in an Inglewood court in June of felony assault.
On December 20,a black man was murdered and another was beaten in Howard Beach, QueensNew YorkUnited States in a racially charged incident that heightened racial tensions in New York City. The dead man was year-old Michael Griffith March 2, — December 20,who was from Trinidad and had immigrated to the United States in and lived in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. He was killed after being hit by a car as he was chased onto a highway by a mob of white youths who had beaten him and his friends.
A judge Friday found that eight black teenagers beat three white women in Long Beach out of racial hatred, ending a divisive trial that was muddled by conflicting testimony and accusations of witness intimidation. Lee threw out the case against the youngest defendant, a girl who turned 12 the night before the attack. On the courthouse steps, Deputy Dist. Brian Schirn, who supervised the case, said the victory was not something to cheer about.