Monday, April 23, 2007

Travesties of Justice in a Black City in Michigan

Benton Harbor and the Persecution of Rev. Edward Pinkney

Counterpunch ('America's Best Political Newsletter')
Weekend Edition: April 21 / 22, 2007


Justice in Berrien County, Michigan, took a big step backwards into the darkness of fear and bigotry. On March 21, 2007, an all-white jury convicted a black community activist, Reverend Edward Pinkney, of five counts of improprieties in connection with a 2005 recall election involving the City of Benton Harbor's most powerful commissioner....
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