As The Reverend Al Sharpton said in Jena, there are Jenas all over the
United States. Toledo Ohio is another of our nation's Jenas and
deserves the utmost attention. Like Jena, the catalyst for the
trouble in Toledo begins at a high school with overt racist
provocations. Like Jena the authorities handled the situation through
the lens of racial preference, waging a campaign of repression and
defamation against the community.
Whereas white students hung 3 nooses in a tree to intimidate and
insult black students, the city of Toledo allowed a full detachment of
uniformed Neo-Nazis to protest "black crime" at a largely black high
school in a largely black working class community.Read More...