Blow by blow account of pols and preachers grandstanding, showing up late at crowded hearing.
Friends of Justice cite New Republic piece decrying mainstream media abdication of race news judgment to Sharpton and Jackson. Post also sets record straight on who gets credit for getting to the story first.
Solid report by NPR southwest reporter Wade Goodwyn starts at the beginning and gives a balanced summary for jumping into what is now a national running story.
Read this short, simple plea for the US Justice Department to investigate. Very easy to click and sign, if you feel so moved.
Amy Goodman, Democracy Now (YouTube)
Perpetrator Becomes Prosecutor—Friends of Justice—7.17.07
Alan Bean describes insulting hate crime added to injury of injustice in Louisiana town.
A Modern Day Lynching—Democracy Now, 7.10.07