He is a legend to many because of his singing and for making a handful of low-budget westerns in the 1930s. As America’s first African American movie hero, he provided encouragement and hope to countless thousands of children and adults of all colors during the early days of film.
“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is exercised under cover of law, and with the colors of justice …” U.S. v. Jannotti, 673 F.2d 578, 614 (3d Cir. 1982) Cover Story by Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- Open Season: A period when restrictions on the hunting of certain types of wildlife are lifted. A period when all
The tragic killings of Alfred Wright, Jordan Davis, Renisha McBride and Trayvon Martin indicate that the time is now to stand up, speak out, unite and demand real justice and legislation across this country that protects the futures of African-American babies and youth.