I too was thrilled to hear the news that Mychal Bell’s conviction was vacated on appeal.
But the battle for justice is far from over. Five teens still face charges and Mychal Bell could still be charged as a juvenile.
It is the 50th Anniversary of the Little Rock Nine, who bravely walked through the doors of a segregated public school to take what had been previously denied them...an education.
Education was a key front in the battle for equality 50 years ago and it still is, because there is nothing The Man fears more than the people empowered with knowledge.
Now is not the time to rest and it sure as shit is not the time to back off.
For every Jena Six there are young people we haven’t heard about…without representation or support…being denied a decent education and equal justice under law.
The struggle goes on...