Friday, September 21, 2007
Jena Rally Sparks White Supremacist Rage, Lynching Threat
WARNING: THIS POST HAS DISTURBING INFORMATION IN IT, INCLUDING RACIST LANGUAGE. PLEASE PROCEED WITH CAUTION.
This is sad and disturbing, but probably not surprising. For all those out there who believe America is "beyond race," read this and weep... literally. The racists are getting riled up over the amazing, positive, non-violent protest in Jena yesterday:
Hatewatch article about racist response to Jena 6 protest on Thursday
Here is the white supremacist website that suggests the Jena 6 should be lynched:
Racists suggest Jena 6 should be lynched
Here is the follow-up piece that includes the addresses of the Jena 6 and their families:
Racists publish Jena 6 addresses
In a separate incident:
"Two Arrested in Noose Incident Near Jena, LA"
And, to add insult to injury:
"Court Rules 'Jena 6' Defendant to Stay Behind Bars"
But, here is a more nuanced story about the situation in Jena:
"Black and White Becomes Gray in Louisiana Town"