Cases of Injustice

Montell Johnson

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Cases of Injustice | 0 comments

On August 25, 2011, Montell Johnson came home after 13 years in Illinois prisons. He suffers from advanced chronic progressive multiple sclerosis. He is almost completely paralyzed – he can only move his right arm and his head a little. He can’t talk or do anything else. He is fed through a tube into his stomach. His mother, Gloria Johnson-Ester, takes care of him full time.

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James Harris

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Cases of Injustice | 0 comments

News flash: James Harris’ conviction for first degree murder was vacated and a new trial ordered by the United States of America Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on the grounds that the jury that convicted him unconstitutionally excluded African Americans. His trial is currently pending in the Cook County Criminal Court. Contact the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression for trial dates and times , 312-939-2750 or contact@naarpr.org

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Mark Clements

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Cases of Injustice | 0 comments

Mark Clements Released from Prison August 18, 2009! Clements accepted a plea in exchange for resentencing him to time served on August 18. He admitted to no crime in the plea, stipulating only to facts that were in evidence. Attorneys with the Northwester University Center on Wrongful Convictions are working with Clements to prepare a petition for Clemency.

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Angela Bowers

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Cases of Injustice | 0 comments

Angela Bowers

Angela Bowers is spending a virtual life sentence in prison. The only thing that is certain is that her life has been tragic. Angela Bowers and her children have been ground up by a society and a system defined by white supremacy, racism, poverty, and injustice. Her case exemplifies everything that’s wrong.

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