Friday, August 24, 2007

A Security Detail?!

For these Times!!

Some one may wonder why, we would need to be protesting the Six's imprisonment for the alledged beating of Justin Barker. Unegual Justice! Mychal Bell & the Jena Six are Political Prisoners. Mychal Bell Faces 22 and one half years. So, A black-man, rather a negroe; can receive anywhere from 22 & one half years to 350 years in prison for any crimes against whites. A Bond Hearing today at 9:00am will set the tone for the rest of the Six's situation. Freedom or No! The tone will be finally set.

The Town Talk-update
Originally published August 24, 2007
Bail denied for 'Jena Six' defendant Mychal Bell

Bail was denied today for Mychal Bell, the only "Jena Six" member who has been convicted in the beating of a student at Jena High School.

During a bail hearing today in Jena, four other crimes of violence involving Bell were revealed.

Bell, 17, could face more than 20 years in prison if given the maximum sentence for aggravated second-degree battery and conspiracy to commit that crime. He was convicted of those charges in June.

Bell was one of six students to be arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection with a December incident at Jena High School in which student Justin Barker was left unconscious, bleeding and suffered facial injuries. Bell was 16 at the time of the incident.

Bell is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 20.

The other five students -- Theo Shaw, Robert Bailey Jr., Carwin Jones, Bryant Purvis and an unnamed juvenile -- have not yet gone to trial.

The NAACP, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other black leaders have said the "Jena Six" member have been treated unfairly by the justice system. The "Jena Six" students are black while the beating victim is white. The jury which convicted Bell was all-white.


Posted May 21, 2007


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All of the speculation has just gone out the window. Now we know the truth. If someone has FOUR violent offenses by the age of 16, it's more than the color of his skin that has put him in this predicament.

Posted by: Alexandria Resident on Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:08 pm


Ty, the sad truth of the matter is that these other four incidents will be used in sentencing. I am afraid that Bell will get some jail time. If he is put into a prison, he will come out even more violent. Does anybody know whether there is any gang activity in Jena?

Posted by: observer on Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:05 pm


WOW.....let me be the FIRST to say that 4 other incidents of violence against Mr. Bell is more than pretty does show a pattern of recklessness and violence. And this is all that he's been CAUGHT does make one wonder how many other incidents he has been involved in and gotten away with.

Were the original charges of "attempted murder" a ploy to circumvent juvenile justice system BECAUSE of his previous track record??

Posted by: tyjemison on Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:00 pm

Michael Cobb is a Political Prisoner in Angola State Penitentiary!
Michael Cobb received 350 years!

Unequal Justice! Is this! When someone of another race is treated unfairly, in comparison with the way, other races are treated in the criminal justice system. In the Jena Six case & specifically with Mychal Bell, the ways of justice are tilted. Justin Barker was found on the campus with a weapon-a firearm. He was allowed to stay in school. Mychal Bell was convicted of an aggravated battery charge, was given a $90,000 bond prior to conviction and during the trial, he was not allowed to bail, because of the prior juvenile offenses and the probation associated with the juvenile offenses; he was denied a post-conviction bond on today, August 24, 2007.

However, in Bastrop, Louisiana a white-man charged with assessory to the gunning down of two Bastrop Detectives [murder], was allowed to bond out on $40,000.00. All this just an hour and 30 minutes north of Jena. This is UNEQUAL JUSTICE. And it's an unequal justice STATEWIDE that gubernatorial candidates need to address. I want to see what some of the organized groups are going to do now! Say now! Will they now, dump! Mychal Bell!

It is unequal justice, when a boy is convicted as an adult and denied bail, before the original trial, on the basis of a juvenile probation! That's UNEQUAL JUSTICE!!!
When the Louisiana Justice System perverts its methodolgy to just, get a conviction, to send a statement or to clear a case, that is no Justice at all.

We must demand, that the Gubernatorial Candidates from now till October 20th, and the Presidential candidates address the LOUISIANA JUSTICE SYSTEM & its RACIST PAST &