The Queen of Spades

Hope comes in small doses
September 15, 2007, 6:07 pm
Filed under: jena 6, legal system, racism, social justice, the south

This hit the wires early this afternoon:

Court overturns conviction in Jena beating
JENA, La. – A state appeals court Friday tossed out the aggravated battery conviction that could have sent a black teenager to prison for 15 years in last year’s beating of a white classmate in the racially tense Louisiana town of Jena.”

There’s more here:

It seems like few blogs have picked up the news yet. I haven’t got much time for a real post, but it’s good to get the word out.