Wrongly Convicted

Wrongly Convicted Disfranchised District Ct. 11th Circuit Supreme Ct. Georgia's Confederacy The Bush's War  KKK+FBI+DOJ=Apartheid

 

Black Lives Matter Too, and We are Going to Hold the Powerful Accountable.   

“Equal Justice Under Law”  is chiseled in Stone on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court building. All men are created equal is one of the most important doctrines that our founders espoused. It means that no one is above the law. Kings are not above the law, groups are not above the law, no individual is above the law but there is “equal justice under law.”   http://agentgenius.com/g-rants-insanity-more/equal-justice-under-law/ 

          

 

        When this racist investigation began in 1990, George Highs had assets in excess of 4 million dollars, and had an ownership interest in Georgia Home Improvement Company Inc., High-Five Ltd., Shareholders in Bal, Inc. and owner/operators of Highs Realty Inc. in which George Sr. was Broker and Virginia, Eric and George W. High, Jr. along with 30 + other people were all licensed real estate agents.  The second superseding indictment against the Highs alleged that they used these businesses as "fronts" to structure currency transactions and laundry money that was illegally obtained through the trafficking of narcotics. George and Virginia High pled not guilty to the indictment and have maintained their innocence throughout the trial and subsequent proceedings.

 

Georgia Home Improvement Company, Inc. http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/Corp.asp?609545 ...The total cost of the restoration exceeded $850,000 and Georgia Home Improvement netted almost $500,000 during 80 and 81 + we made a “bundle” from real estate during that same period...After we finished the Herndon Mansion, we had a big nest egg and we started to sell houses and do owner financing which proved to be very lucrative because most of the houses in our area were non qualifying and non escalating FHA and/or VA ... excepts from Disfranchised pg. 23-33    http://georgehigh.com/Disfranchised/Ga.%20Hm.%20His..pdf

 

Highs Realty Inc. & The High-Family Real Estate...1971 – 1994    http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/Corp.asp?794493 This list is of the properties that we owned, held 1st & 2nd mortgages on, sold Owner-financing, Real estate Notes we held and etc. On this list is also about 60 Quadplex, 40 owned by High-Five, Ltd. and 20 owned by George High. Now Bill Salinski and the "good-old-boys and gals" stole all our Real Estate and other Business records during the unjust search and seizure at our home and office... ( search warrant. http://georgehigh.com/Virginia/Sc.Wr..pdf )... so that the Highs could not mount a effective defense to prove their innocence of the “trumped-up-charges... but the records were still at the Dekalb and Fulton County Courthouses and here they are.... All 18 pages... http://georgehigh.com/Virginia/George%20%26%20Virginia%20Real%20Estate.pdf

 

HIGH FIVE, Ltd.    The goal of the Lakewood Village Homeless Empowerment Project is to provide permanent housing, job training/referrals. education support and part time employment for Atlanta's homeless community; to serve as a social service network and referral system to provide treatment for drug/alcohol dependent and mentally ill homeless persons. This is why The U.S.A. put us in prison, because we were keeping people out of prison & Bill Clinton was “Dead Set” on putting  many more people in Prison than President Nixon, President Regan & Bush “41”      http://georgehigh.com/gh/Dr.%20Marsh%20Proposal.pdf

    

Bal, Inc. -  Was a corporation owned/operated by Eric, George Jr., Gerald, Greg and Donald High, Jr., (all 1st cousins). They made loans, secured by automobiles and real estate, in the amounts of $10,000 or less. Those records were also stolen by William Salinski and his cronies from the office and the apartment that Eric and Jenique High rented on the lower lever of our home. http://corp.sos.state.ga.us/corp/soskb/Corp.asp?788129

 

 1 MILLON DOLLARS + is what that Racist DOJ & IRS "stole from the High's" and gave that white boy for testi-lying against the High's and other blacks and causing "Us all" to go to prison + he got many, many more $$$.   http://www.frommilo.com/2008/07/02/heres-how-1-millon-dollars-look-like/


 
Kyle Henry...1 of 18 paid snitcher's who Testi-lied at trial and all were drug dealers...and the jury is still out on him... See page titled Disfranchised - - - Kyle Henry, white boy, snitch, now millionair extraordinaire. The government agreed not to prosecute him on money laundering (count 13) or drug conspiracy (count 1). On June 8,1992, Kyle Henry and his lawyer made a contract with the IRS (William Salanski & Shelia Whipple), to receive 25 % of the first million collected by them and 10% of the remainder up to one million Dollars. Kyle Henry had already received $50,000 plus $18,000 reimbursement for expenses. Now Kyle Henry also had a second deal with the U.S. Attorneys office (Joe D. Whitley), that says that he gets, 25% of everything that the government gets, not just cars. He gets 25% of Sims Jinks house, 25% of David Wallace's house, 25% of the million + "stole" from the Highs, 25% of all the so called drug money seized and there was no cap on the amount that white boy could get, and he also went in the witness protection program after testi-lying... http://georgehigh.com/Disfranchised/K.%20H..pdf

 

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 Richard Nixon was the originator of the drug war:

  

 Richard Nixon was the originator of the drug war:     He   invented the drug war  in 1971. His main concern was to shore up a weak presidency by making the war on drugs a diversionary tactic from the disastrous war in Vietnam. Nixon created agencies under his direct command to attack the new enemy and took the problem of drug abuse out of the hands of communities and into the federal government’s. Cover of   the report “Ending the Drug War: a Dream Deferred”.   Harper’s Magazine: War on Drugs Invented to Destroy Blacks, Anti-Vietnam Left

 
 

Reagan’s (and his "sidekick" Bush "41") stepped-up “war on drugs

        In August 1996, Gary Webb began publishing the results of a yearlong investigation that traced the money fueling the horrific U.S.-backed “contra” war against Nicaragua to the profits from Los Angeles’ 1980s crack epidemic. The CIA led its contra army to spend the entire decade terrorizing the Nicaraguan people and their Sandinista government, happily allowing the contras to flood Los Angeles and other North American cities with cocaine to fund their efforts. Gary provided extensively documented evidence that while poor communities in L.A. paid the price of the crack explosion – from rampant addiction in their neighborhoods to oppressive law enforcement and jailing with Reagan’s stepped-up “war on drugs” – the United States government protected the men moving a great deal of the drugs coming into the city. Local dealers faced life sentences while the big-time  narcos from Washington to Managua went free. http://www.narconews.com/darkalliance/

   He   invented the drug war  in 1971. His main concern was to shore up a weak presidency by making the war on drugs a diversionary tactic from the disastrous war in Vietnam. Nixon created agencies under his direct command to attack the new enemy and took the problem of drug abuse out of the hands of communities and into the federal government’s. Cover of   the report “Ending the Drug War: a Dream Deferred”.   Harper’s Magazine: War on Drugs Invented to Destroy Blacks, Anti-Vietnam Left

 

 

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  THE CLINTON DRUG WAR LEGACY: The Drug War legacy of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush included property forfeiture, expanded police powers and a zero- tolerance policy, along with an expanded prison system to accommodate all those who bucked the law. President Bill Clinton inherited these. But when he first took office, many in the drug-policy-reform movement were optimistic that the man demonized by his right-wing opponents as an ex-hippie draft dodger would reverse this legacy.

Prison Expansion: When Bill Clinton took office in January 1993, the violent crack epidemic of the late 1980s was already subsiding. Nonetheless, the galloping expansion of police powers and the prison system didn't skip a beat, and law enforcement shifted to a new emphasis on marijuana. When Clinton entered office, the prison population-local, state and federal-was about 1.3 million. As he leaves, that number has ballooned to over 2 million, the highest rate of incarceration-as well as the highest total number behind bars-in a democratic state in the history of the world.

 

  

Nearly 60% of federal and 25% of state prisoners are incarcerated for nonviolent drug offenses. Hundreds of new prisons have been built to accommodate them, giving rise to a prison-industrial complex that defies imagination. New drug courts and judges have been added to state and federal rosters; 100,000 new police, with their attendant paraphernalia-guns, cruisers, station houses and adjunct non- uniformed personnel-have been hired to search out small-time drug users; tens of thousands of jail and prison guards have been added to state and federal payrolls. There has not been such a boon to public construction since the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s. Our military and Drug Enforcement Administration forces overseas have exponentially expanded as well, particularly in Latin America. All of this has been an enormous help to booming Clinton's economy. The strategy was brilliantly devised: Increase incarceration by three- quarters of a million, add a couple of million workers to create and maintain the prison infrastructure, and voila! Lower unemployment and a healthier economy. And to help pay for it all, the Feds and states used a tool that became available only a few years before Clinton's inauguration: forfeiture.   http://www.mapinc.org/newscfdp/v01/n087/a05.html?6793

 

 

 

 

George High sent 3 page letter to President Clinton on  4/22/97 

http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/George%20High%20All%20Letter.pdf

 

 

Blacks lives matter too, and we are going to hold the powerful accountable:   My fight began on June 17, 1992, the day they arrested Virginia and continue till this  dayGeorge & Virginia High spent over 7 years in federal prison after being Framed &, Wrongly Convicted,  By: President Bill Clinton - Joe D. Whitley , United States Attorney:  ** William (Bill) Salinski (IRS Agent) **  Shelia Whipples (IRS agent:**  (Barbara Brown FBI): ** Wes Johnson, U.S. Marshall: ** Luis Valez, BATF:  ** Terry Sosebee: (GBI Agent): ** Charles Boyd: (GBI Agent): **  Kyle Henry (white boy & Snitch :**  Robert L. Vining, Jr., District Court Judge.: ** The 11th Circuit  : ** The U. S. Supreme Ct. **  ---  After which the U.S.A. stole 1.2 + million from the Highs, gave it to a white snitch and caused the high’s  to lose 4 businesses and 4 + million in assets,  1n 1994 $$$$   www.georgehigh.com

 

 

 

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 8/31/09 Criminal Complaint (scroll up)   http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/Crim.%20Com.%208-31-09.pdf

 

  sent to these folks    http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/Criminal%20Complaint%208-31-09.pdf

 

 The U. S.  Attorney:  “Hand Delivered”  To: Sally Quillian Yates office   8/01/2014     http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/The%20United%20States%20Attorney%208-1-2014.pdf

 

Obama to name Sally Yates as pick for deputy attorney general.  12/21/2014

HONOLULU (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce on Monday that U.S. Attorney Sally Yates will be his nominee for deputy attorney general, the No. 2 position at the Justice Department, a U.S. official said.

Yates, 54, currently serves as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia where is known as a close ally of outgoing U.S. Attorney Eric Holder's Justice Department.   http://news.yahoo.com/obama-name-sally-yates-pick-deputy-attorney-general-222436174.html

 

Below is the last Paragraph on the last page of the "CRIMINAL COMPLAINT"  

" CONCLUSION: What Do We Want? George and Virginia High must have the Judgment, Conviction and Sentence Vacated and all Rights Restored and their records expunged. Moreover, the High Family Speaks With One Voice and all monies that is “Rightfully” due George and Virginia High, plus any interest, must be remitted in one Check to George W. High, Sr. to "MAKE US WHOLE". George W. High, Sr. is in possession of a valid P.O.A. and will post them on his website if need be. "

 

 POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR: George Jr. ,Eric & Virginia C. High  http://georgehigh.com/All%20Legal/POA%20%20V.E.J.R..pdf

 

8/31/09 Criminal Complaint (scroll up) http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/Crim.%20Com.%208-31-09.pdf

 

sent to these folks    http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/Criminal%20Complaint%208-31-09.pdf

 

Let me remind all of you folks named in the Criminal Complaint  (particularly the F.B.I. & D.O.J.)  that there is no statute of limitation on murder, being framed, or wrongfully Convicted, so governed yourselves 

 

 

 

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All of the below named entities & Georgia Folks conspired and Colluded with the I. R. S.,-- F. B. I., --U.S. ATTORNEY and other Federal Agencies to Frame The High's on the Trumped up Charges

 

Five Georgia entities; the GBI, Georgia Real Estate Commission, State Bar of Ga., American eugenics and the Ga. Department of Revenue all violated the Highs Rights under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and had a part, directly or indirectly, in the "Racist Conspiracy", framing and wrongful conviction of George and Virginia High via the Investigation, indictment, trial, sentencing, incarceration and /or the cover-up

 

Terry Sosebee: GBI agent and a pawn of the IRS, who participated in an unconstitutional search and seizure at the High's residence by seizing a briefcase containing a legal firearm and testified to the fact at trial and his testimony was instrumental to George High being convicted and sentenced to an additional 13 years in prison for the false firearm charges. Now Bill Salinski was the seizing agent during the search, but the prosecutor Allen Moyer nor Bill Morrison never questioned him about the illegally seized firearm at trial, cause they were all white...     http://georgehigh.com/gh/terry%20sosebee.pdf

 

Charles Boyd: G. B. I. agent   who worked the Garbage detail and rummaged though the trash and he testified at trial and he assisted in getting us blacks convicted. http://georgehigh.com/gh/C.%20B.%20GBI.pdf

 

The Georgia Real Estate Commission:. They colluded with the United States of America to take the Licenses of George High and High's Realty on false charges of George High being a convicted felon when they knew or should have know that all of George High's rights were restored when he got out of prison in 1962.   http://georgehigh.com/gh/R.E.%20%20Cm..pdf

 

George High: Reply to the Real Estate Commission for unjustly taking George High and High's Realty Licenses based on the false information from the U.S.A. saying that I was a convicted felon.   http://georgehigh.com/gh/R.E.%20inv.pdf

 

George High, submit a Claim of Misconduct against the named persons to the State Bar of Georgia, and they "trash it"    http://georgehigh.com/gh/S.B.%20com..pdf

 

American eugenics... Atlanta Ga . a powerful social movement based on the idea that society's problems could be solved if those considered "superior" were allowed to make more children while those considered "inferior" were no longer allowed to have children -- was going strong. Lawmakers from several states had already adopted laws making it mandatory to operate on people with physical, developmental and psychiatric disabilities, along with homosexuals and other "undesirables", to make sure they did not have children. Eight years earlier, The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the eugenicists in Buck vs. Bell (1927) http://karmak.org/archive/2004/06/buckvbell.html . Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes speaking for the Court, wrote, "three generations of imbeciles are enough". Some Americans were worried that Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler was getting ahead of the U.S. in terms of purifying the "white race". Between 1937 and 1970, an estimated 3,300 Georgians were legally forced to undergo sterilization surgery. http://www.inclusiondaily.com/archives/07/02/05/020507gaeugenic.htm

 

On December 10, 1967, prior to Virginia High giving birth to our son George W. High, Jr. at St Joseph Hospital in Atlanta, and because she was black, she became one of the 3,300 Georgians who were legally forced to undergo sterilization surgery, as she fell under the category of "undesirables"...thanks to the U.S. Supreme ct., Justice Holmes, Adolf Hitler, The State of Georgia, American Eugenics and the kkk...

 

12/12/08 The Georgia Department of Revenue intentionally and arbitrarily conspire with the IRS to violate George and Virginia Highs Rights under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, for no other reason than the fact that we were black. http://georgehigh.com/Virginia/Va.Dv/DOR%20complaint.pdf

 

DOR response: 12/30/08   http://georgehigh.com/Disfranchised/DOR%20response%20%2012-30-08.pdf

 

 And there is no statute of limitation for Y'all on murder, being framed, or wrongfully Convicted, so governed yourselves accordingly..

 

  One of the very oldest principles of our legal heritage is that the king is subject to the law  See Romans 13. King John was taught this principle at Runnymede in A.D. 1215, when his barons forced him to submit to Magna Carta, the great charter that imposed limits on the exercise of sovereign power. See William Sharp McKechnie, Magna Carta, 36-42 (1914). One of the first modern expositions of this hallowed principle is found in Lex, Rex, whose title indicated the fundamental shift in our legal heritage toward the primacy of the law and the subordinate position of the king.... Justice Brandeis expounded as follows on the principle:  Decency, security and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen. In a government of laws, existence of the government will be imperilled if it fails to observe the law scrupulously. Our Government is the potent, omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the Government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. To declare that in the administration of the criminal law the end justifies the means, to declare that the Government may commit crimes in order to secure the conviction of a private criminal would bring terrible retribution...   http://www.november.org/razorwire/rzold/09/10thCkt.html

 

 

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A call for reparations on the world stage Updated May 7, 2009 - .Durban conference attendees press demand for redress for horrors of the slave trade ... The highly regarded Obama administration has come under sharp criticism for the lack of attendance at the Durban Review Conference. With his influential position, many believed President Obama, whose father is from Kenya, should have been on the forefront of bringing forth the issue of reparations for the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Some human rights organizations said the president could have challenged the views of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose mere presence at the conference sparked protests from Zionist non-governmental organizations   http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_5973.shtml

 

Va. lawmakers pass slavery apology...Meeting on the grounds of the former Confederate Capitol, the Virginia General Assembly voted unanimously Saturday to express "profound regret" for the state's role in slavery. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070225/ap_on_re_us/slavery_apology

 

 

Slave who led failed revolt in 1800 'pardoned' Virginia, 9/02/07 Gabriel Prosser, who was hanged for leading a failed slave revolt in 1800, has won a symbolic gubernatorial pardon. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20536296/from/ET/

 

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17321579/from/ET/   College pledges $10 million after slavery report: Brown University on Saturday promised to raise $10 million for local public schools and give free tuition to graduate students who pledge to work there in response to a report that found slave labor played a role in the university's beginnings. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070329/us_nm/usa_slavery_brown_dc

 

.Brown University exhibit traces links to slave trade - Yahoo! News http://www.ushistory.org/presidentshouse/news/ww061005.htm

 

 

Wachovia admits slave trade profits: After initially denying ties to slavery in January, executives at Wachovia Bank disclosed in a June 2 report that the bank's predecessor institutions - the Bank of Charleston, S.C., and the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company - "owned" at least 162 enslaved Africans and accepted 529 more as "collateral" on loans. http://www.usatoday.com/money/genera 

 

02/02/21/slave-reparations.htm Corporations challenged by reparations activists: They owned, rented or insured slaves. Loaned money to plantation owners. Helped hunt down the runaways. Some of America's most respected companies have slavery in their pasts. Now, 137 years after the final shots of the Civil War, will there be a reckoning? There is considerable evidence that proud names in finance, banking, insurance, transportation, manufacturing, publishing and other industries are linked to slavery. So far, the reparations legal team has publicly identified five companies it says have slave ties: insurers Aetna, New York Life and AIG and financial giants J.P. Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank and Fleet Boston Financial Group. Independently, USA TODAY has found documentation tying several others to slavery: * Investment banks Brown Bros. Harriman and Lehman Bros. * Railroads Norfolk Southern, CSX, Union Pacific and Canadian National. * Textile maker WestPoint Stevens. * Newspaper publishers Knight Ridder, Tribune, Media General , Advance Publications, E.W. Scripps and Gannett, parent and publisher of USA TODAY.

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/03/16/america/NA-GEN-US-Slavery-Apology.php

 

The Commission to Study Reparations Proposals for African American Act: Over 4 million Africans and their descendants were enslaved in the United States and its colonies from 1619 to 1865, and as a result, the United States was able to begin its grand place as the most prosperous country in the free world. It is un-controverted that African slaves were not compensated for their labor. More unclear however, is what the effects and remnants of this relationship have had on African-Americans and our nation from the time of emancipation through today...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25921453/from/ET/

 

 A Reminder of Why They Owe Us. FOR MORE THAN 250 YEARS, WE WERE FORCED TO WORK FOR FREE. OUR FREE LABOR WAS A MAJOR INGREDIANT IN THE BUILDING OF AMERICA AND ITS WEALTH AS A NATION.

http://www.blackcommentator.com/251/251_worrills_world_why_they_owe_us.html

 

House To Take Up Apology For Slavery And Racial Segregation Next Week: 7/26/08

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/07/26/politics/politico/thecrypt/main4296488.shtml  

 

House apologizes for slavery and Jim Crow 7/31/08

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25921453/from/ET/   

 

Black Genocide? Preliminary Thoughts on the Plight of America’s Poor Black Men "Not since slavery," notes former U.S. Secretary of Human Services Dr. Louis Sullivan, "has so much calamity and ongoing catastrophe been visited on Black males" (Majors & Gordon, 1994:ix). The calamities and catastrophes to which Dr. Sullivan alludes fall disproportionately on poor black males, especially the poor young black men who inhabit our nation's ghettos. This has led many observers to characterize poor black men as an endangered species (see Gibbs, 1988). Mortality data and other social indicators, discussed in this article, suggest that Dr. Sullivan's observation is fundamentally correct, particularly when it is applied to the plight of poor black men. The notion that these men comprise an endangered species is, however, a misleading and ultimately counterproductive one.' A more accurate view, though we can offer only tentative proof and argument at this juncture, is that such men may be victims of genocide. (We believe this claim holds for poor black women as well, but that takes us beyond the confines of this article.) http://www.paulsjusticepage.com/reality-of-justice/blackgenocide.htm

 

 

 

           y'all's Statue of Liberty                      Our Statue of Liberty

 

   Website Started: October 10, 2005              Last updated:  June 24, 2017


 

      THIS IS HOW Y’ALL’S ANCESTORS BROUGHT US TO AMERICA  

   

               What It’s Like to Be a Black Undocumented Immigrant in America ?

The African-American  Migration Story:   Nearly a quarter of the Africans brought to North America came from Angola, while an equal percentage, arriving later, originated in Senegambia.

Over 40 percent of Africans entered the U.S. through the port city of Charleston, South Carolina, the center of the U.S. slave trade.

In the 360 years between 1500 and the end of the slave trade in the 1860s, at least 12 million Africans were forcibly taken to the Americas - then known as the "New World" to European settlers. This largest forced migration in human history relocated some 50 ethnic and linguistic groups.   Only a small portion of the enslaved - less than half a million - were sent to North America. The majority went to South America and the Caribbean. In the mid-1600s, Africans outnumbered Europeans in nascent cities such as Mexico City, Havana and Limahttp://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/on-african-american-migrations/

 

 

                           THE HIGH-FAMILY & OUR AMERICAN JOURNEY 1619-2017

 

 

   The first Africans in America arrived via Jamestown, Virginia in 1619. From 1619 to about 1640, Africans could earn their freedom working as laborers and artisans for the European settlers. Africans could become free people and enjoy some of the liberties like other new settlers. By 1640, Maryland became the first colony to institutionalize slavery. In 1641, Massachusetts, in its written legislative Body of Liberties, stated that "bondage was legal" servitude, at that moment changing the conditions of the African workers - they became chattel slaves who could be bought and solely owned by their masters. http://www.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/library/aaslavry.htm#intro

Slaves were stripped of their beautiful and important/proud African names, either on the ship-journey -- or by new plantation/slave owners in the South... and given new, patriotic-US-white names. Africans began to lose heritage and culture and identity very soon into their new life as a slave. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_did_African-Americans_arrive_in_America

 

 

The first African Slaves were imported into the American South in 1619, by the Dutch Traders. These Slaves - who were in agricultural-labour tribes -- Were taken by force from their native Africa, and sailed across the ocean, along a sea route known as 'the Middle Passage'... Hundreds of black slaves were cramped into the large ships, and endured hideous conditions at sea. Life on the ocean was hard and grim for the kidnapped African's, who were sandwhiched

together in their sleeping-area, like sardines... The journey took 3-5 weeks, and as disease was high and nutrition/health was low, many did not survive the journey.

The captains and sailors of the boats were allowed to do whatever they wanted with the slaves. This included rape, murder, and torture because the slaves were considered their property. As many as 20 million Africans were

transported by ship.[1] The transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slave_ship

 

Who Brought Slaves To America? W/ SHIP NAME AND TONNAGE   http://www.blackwallstreet.freeservers.com/slave%20ships.htm

 

 

AND, THIS IS HOW Y’ALL’S ANCESTORS CAME TO AMERICA

Immigration to the United States - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Immigration to the United States is a complex demographic phenomenon that has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of the history of the United States. The economic, social, and political aspects of immigration have caused controversy regarding ethnicity, economic benefits, jobs for non-immigrants, settlement patterns, impact on upward social mobility, crime, and voting behavior. On a per capita basis, the United States lets in fewer immigrants than half the countries in the OECD.[1] Prior to 1965, the national origins formula restricted immigration to the peoples of Western Europe. Historically, immigration and naturalization has been limited to members of the white race.[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_to_the_United_States

 

 

 

 

    
 When Ellis Island opened, a great change was taking place in immigration to the United States. As arrivals from northern and western Europe–Germany, Ireland, Britain and the Scandinavian countries–slowed, more and more immigrants poured in from southern and eastern Europe. Among this new generation were Jews escaping from political and economic oppression in czarist Russia and eastern Europe (some 484,000 arrived in 1910 alone) and Italians escaping poverty in their country. There were also Poles, Hungarians, Czechs, Serbs, Slovaks and Greeks, along with non-Europeans from Syria, Turkey and Armenia. The reasons they left their homes in the Old World included war, drought, famine and religious persecution, and all had hopes for greater opportunity in the New World.  http://www.history.com/topics/ellis-island
 
 

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I dedicated my book Disfranchised to my father and grandfather whom I loved dearly, and while growing up, I thought they were the meanest persons on earth. However, I now know that they paved the way for me to become a "Front-Line-Soldier" and not a "House Nigger”. They both had a very strong influence on my life from an early age and encouraged me in one way or another throughout their lives.

 

Rev. Manuel High,  (1867-1946), whose voice I can still hear saying: “fore I be a slave, I’ll be buried in my grave, and go home to live with my Lord.” 1st generation after slavery

 

Rev. Julius High Sr.,( 1908-1999 ), who religiously taught all of his children and grandchildren to "never fear any man and always take a stand for what is right, even if you stand alone." 2nd generation after slavery

 

 
Disfranchised, may be read online.   http://georgehigh.com/Disfranchised/Disfranchised%20037188.pdf

 

Note: You may find a number of typographical and grammatical errors in this book, as I was not financially able to get it edited or proof read; as a matter-of-fact, I had to sell my 91 ford ranger just to get it published, copyrighted and to buy 20 copies http://georgehigh.com/Disfranchised/Disfranchised%20037188.pdf

 

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 Grandparents Manuel & Laurel High, first generation after slavery, w/my sister Jean 1939... Anna and Julius High, 40th Anniversary 1974. Siblings 2nd and 3rd generation after slavery,  from left: Me, Jean, Delores, Brenda and Donald. 3rd Generation after slavery. My sister Jean died in August or September of 1999 and my Daddy died about 2 months later, while I was still in prison. They both went to their graves believing that we were drug dealers and as the government said: we used our businesses as fronts to structure currency transactions and laundry money that was illegaly obtained thru drug trafficting transactionss and that everything that we acquired were from our drug and “money- Laundering activities”. When we got out of prison in 2001, my mother did not know who I was. My fight began on June 17, 1992, the day they arrested Virginia and continue till this very day. Here we are 24 years later and the U.S.A. has maintained a united front and has done everything they could to further destroy me, Mentally, Physically, and Financially...all to no avail.

 

 

                     Brenda High...Alive & Well          Annette High Passed in 1972

 

 

 

Our brother, Julius High “aka” Lotsa Poppa and from the mid to late “50” Lukas Lollipop which was a pseudonym for the great entertainer which he was later to become. But despite this the famos Don’t Hold On To Someone (Who Don’t Love You) is still a very fine track in its own right. Arguably the best answer is from the real star himself, Mr Lollipop himself – a hard vocalist with some lovely gritty touches and a genuine feel for the lyric. But if this ludicrous name definitely isn’t Solomon Burke who is he? Burke himself has suggested Lotsa-Poppa the Atlanta singer… He is now 77 years old.

 

Lotsa Poppas Updated website   http://www.lotsapoppa.com/

Sad News...

 

Julius L. High Jr - "Lotsa Poppa" - passed away peacefully on July 14, 2014. he was 78 years old. A Memorial Service will be held 1:00 am, Monday July 21st, at onald Trimble Mortuary
1876 Second Avenue, Decatur GA 30032

 

 

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Below are my 6 grandchildren and 3 were in collage and one finished, but 2 dropped out to get a job and I have never been financially able to give any one of them so much as $200.00 in the furtherance of their education and my total monthly income is $753.00.   Furthermore, I have not owned an automobile since 2008, and have relied solely on public transportation. so when I say: “nearly destitute”, I mean “ NEARLY DESTITUTE”.

 

  for the most part and rightfully so, all of the above assets has now/will become the legacy of my 6 grand’s aka 5th generation & any coming generations, and should I demise prior to this matter coming to a just resolution they will continue in my stead, so y’all might as well get ready to Do the right thing & “SHOW-THEM THE- MONEY"     But all things considered, this is now 2017 and we are now talking in excess of 100 millions + $$$.   

 

                         

               GEORGE                      VICTOR                                    JAYNE  

 

        

               NICOLE                        JONATHAN                   MAXWELL

 

 Eric Has 2 sons above, Jonathan & Maxwell & George, Jr. Has 2 daughters, Jayne & Nicole

& 2 sons, George W. High, III & Victor George High

 

  A week before we left to self-surrender to prison, on March 28, 1994, IRS agent William Salanski returned 8-10 cases of files that he had seized about 2 years ago from our home & office, a far cry from the app. 30 cases that he in fact took. I told Eric to take care of them because that was all of the evidence we had to prove that we did in-fact have/owned 4 businesses.  Eric & Virginia was our accountants & bookkeeper and I gave them my un-condition Power-of-Attorney over the remaining assets along with George High, Jr.   (see above).   Virginia and I got out of prison on 11, 2001, and in 2003, I began to agressively do legal work in order to get our cases overtuned and to get our $$$ back that the U.S.A, stole.. Now Eric, Virginia and George , Jr. had my power of Attorney for the 7 years that I spent in prison and the 2 years that I had been out. In 2003 I secured Eric, Virginia & George, Jr. Power of Attorneys and therefore cancelled and "Null & Voided my power of Attorney that they had for 9 years.

 
 
Eric, Virginia & George High, Jr.

 

 

 

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  Federal Tort Claims to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA      http://georgehigh.com/Tort%20Claims%20All%20G.H..

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR: George Jr., Eric & Virginia C. High      http://georgehigh.com/All%20Legal/POA%20%20V.E.J.R..pdf

 

  Tort Claim filed against the DO Jr., Eric & Virginia High. , was transferred to the IRS      http://georgehigh.com/Treasury%20Dept.%20%20High%20Family%20%20May%201%2C%202003.pdf

 

August 24, 2003: Georrge W. High, Sr: This is to inform you that your Federal Tort Claims for damages which you filed against the United States has been denied.    http://georgehigh.com/T.C.%20Req.%20Recon%20%20Denied%20%20Apr.%207%2C%202004.pdf

 

April 7, 2004: This to inform you that your reconsideration for tort claim filed by George W. High, Sr., Virginia, Eric and George High, Jr., for damages the United States has been denied… http://georgehigh.com/G.H.%20%20Denied%20%20Treasury%20dept.%20%20Aug.%2024%2

 


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Researcher Uncovers Full Text of Very Rude Letter From FBI to MLK Implying He Should Kill Himself.  11/ 12/ 2014

 



 

  In 1964 the FBI mailed Martin Luther King, Jr. a graphic letter, purporting to be sent by a former supporter, accusing King of conducting extramarital affairs (allegedly documented on an enclosed recording) and ending with the warning that, “There is only one thing left for you to do.” King interpreted the letter—whose existence has been officially acknowledged since a Congressional investigation in the 1970s—to mean he should commit suicide. (A Congressional report also concluded that the message “clearly implied that suicide would be a suitable course of action for Dr. King.”) Public copies of the letter have always been heavily redacted—until Yale historian Beverly Gage found the full document in longtime FBI director J. Edgar Hoover's files at the National Archives. It's intense:

Lend your sexually psychotic ear to the enclosure. You will find yourself and in all your dirt, filth, evil and moronic talk exposed on the record for all time ... Listen to yourself you filthy, abormal animal.

Gage, writing about the letter in the New York Times Magazine, says the FBI tried to interest journalists in covering King's affairs but was unsuccessful:

Today it is almost impossible to imagine the press refusing a juicy story. To a scandal-hungry media, the bedroom practices of our public officials and moral leaders are usually fair game. And a sex scandal is often — though not always — a cheap one-way ticket out of public life. Faced with today’s political environment, perhaps King would have made different decisions in his personal affairs. Perhaps, though, he never would have had the chance to emerge as the public leader he ultimately became.

Luckily, in 1964 the media were far more cautious.

The press's refusal to report on King's affairs is certainly lucky in some sense, given the good that he did between 1964 and his death in 1968. But does that mean—as Gage seems to imply—that not writing about the dubious personal conduct of one of the country's most well-known moral authorities was the right decision? That would seem like an odd position for a historian engaged in documenting salacious accusations against Martin Luther King, Jr. to take.     http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/11/12/fbi_martin_luther_king_jr_letter_suicide_suggested_over_affairs.html?wpsrc=fol_tw

 

 

 

  

Martin-Luther-King-after-meeting-J.-Edgar-Hoover-1964-by-Corbis-Bettmann

 

 

 

Gravesite of J. Edgar Hoover, former Director of the FBI...for many years after his death a FBI agent was assigned to sit in his auto in front of this site in order to keep anyone who wished to damage it away. Even within Hoover's own lifetime, journalists and other observers made observations that hinted at a hidden personal life. Walter Winchell, the famed gossip columnist, once wrote a column that superficially extolled Hoover, while at the same time included many of the aforementioned peculiarities. A female journalist (in an article cited by Winchell), who managed to talk her way into an interview with Hoover, wrote an article sarcastically entitled, "Hoover: He Always Gets his Man, But he Never Found a Woman." http://www.flickr.com/photos/bootbearwdc/87128299/

 

 

 

July 16, 1988 Helen W. Gandy, for 54 years the personal secretary to J. Edgar Hoover, longtime Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, died of cardiac arrest July 7 in Deland, Fla., where she lived.... She was 91 years old. In 1972, after the death of Mr. Hoover, Miss Gandy said she had destroyed his personal correspondence. She testified before a House subcommittee studying charges of F.B.I. harassment of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that Mr. Hoover had ordered her to do so. http://www.nytimes.com/1988/07/16/obituaries/helen-w-gandy-secretary-91.html

 

   

It was long thought that Hoover denied the existence of organized crime because certain Mafia figures had photographs and other documentation of Hoover's alleged and widely-believed homosexuality. However, nothing could be proved, as after his death, Hoover's secretary obeyed instructions that all his personal files be burned. http://www.answers.com/topic/j-edgar-hoover

 

 

 

 

  The Mysterious Origins of J. Edgar Hoover: One of the most virulent racists to hold a top government position in this country in the 20th Century was J. Edgar Hoover, the long-time director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hoover was notorious for his targetting of blacks: civil rights leaders, elected officials, newspaper publishers, or even artists such as the great singer Paul Robeson. But yet, during Hoover's tenure as head of the FBI, which lasted from 1924 until his death in 1972, there were persistent rumors--both inside and outside the FBI--that Hoover himself was descended from African-Americans. This writer obtained a certified copy of Edgar's actual birth certificate--which was not filed until 1938, when Hoover was 43 years old. The verification of birth is provided by an affidavit executed by Edgar's older brother Dickerson N. Hoover, Jr., who states that he was present when Edgar was born, and that he himself was 15 years old at the time. Oddly, Dickerson's affidavit does not mention a doctor being present, in contrast to Edgar's own account. (Curiously, Hoover never applied for a birth certificate until after his mother's death in February 1938.  It seems obvious that his mother--if she in fact was his mother--would have been by far the best witness, rather than a 15-year-old boy.)   http://members.tripod.com/~american_almanac/hoover.htm

 

   Secrets Uncovered: J. Edgar Hoover- Passing for White? Millie L. McGhee (Author)   http://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Uncovered-Edgar-Hoover-Passing/dp/0970182201

 

Hoover's remarkable career path would undoubtedly never have been possible,  had it been known to have had black ancestry in his family background. In the decade of his birth, so-called Jim Crow laws were re-instituted through the South. Under the infamous Democratic Presidency of Woodrow Wilson (when Hoover began his career in the Justice Department), segregation was reinstituted throughout the Federal civil service, which had been exempted from Jim Crow laws. And under the prevailing one drop rule, any amount of black blood or ancestry would exclude a person from most positions or careers - and certainly from high government positions.

One-drop rule… The one-drop rule was a tactic in the U.S. South that codified and strengthened segregation and the disfranchisement of most blacks. After Supreme Court decisions in Plessy v. Ferguson and related matters, White-dominated legislatures felt free to enact Jim Crow laws segregating Blacks in public places and accommodations, and passed other restrictive legislation. Legislatures sought to prevent interracial relationships to keep the white race "pure", long after slaveholders and overseers took advantage of enslaved women and produced the many mixed-race children. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-drop_rule

 

It is clear that McGhee's book has contributed substantially to understanding the complex figure of J. Edgar Hoover - we can only wait and wonder now if the FBI will change it's official history to reflect a more accurate picture of his life and his time as the head of FBI when it ruthlessly attempted to crush the black liberation struggle. He is certainly a person who does not deserve to have public buildings and institutions named after him.   http://www.fantompowa.net/Flame/hoover_fbi.htm

 

 

 

 

 

WAS J. EDGAR HOOVER MURDERED?

 

 : (6) On the day of Hoover's death, May 2, 1972, Hoover's
: secretary for five decades, Helen Gandy, began destroying
: his files. She turned over twelve boxes of the
: "Official/Confidential" files to Felt on May 4,
: 1972. Was Felt entrusted with Hoover’s extensive blackmail
: files? Or Hoover’s personal Cointelpro files...
----- Below is an article from the "National Examiner" tabloid of January 24, 1984 entitled, "The Mysterious Death of FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover." The article contends that Hoover may have been murdered. Hoover was reported dead on May 2, 1972. And the Watergate "break-in" occurred a few weeks later on June 17, 1972. The "break-in" was so slipshod, it seemed that the Watergate burglars wanted to be caught. Did someone want Hoover out of the way?

Then there are others, such as Sherman Skolnick, who contended that Watergate was also partly a cover to distract from Nelson Rockefeller's ambitions to be president without an election. So the Watergate thing has many folds, including the strange Chicago plane crash of Dec. 1972 which killed Dorothy Hunt, the wife of E. Howard Hunt, along with several other key Watergate figures. Skolnick had tons of behind the scenes information on that event. http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/archive.cgi/noframes/read/137997

 

 J. Edgar Hoover: Encyclopedia http://www.associatepublisher.com/e/j/j/j._edgar_hoover.htm

 

 

 

  The Mysterious Orig ins of J. Edgar Hoover: One of the most virulent racists to hold a top government position in this country in the 20th Century was J. Edgar Hoover, the long-time director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hoover was notorious for his targetting of blacks: civil rights leaders, elected officials, newspaper publishers, or even artists such as the great singer Paul Robeson. But yet, during Hoover's tenure as head of the FBI, which lasted from 1924 until his death in 1972, there were persistent rumors--both inside and outside the FBI--that Hoover himself was descended from African-Americans. This writer obtained a certified copy of Edgar's actual birth certificate--which was not filed until 1938, when Hoover was 43 years old. The verification of birth is provided by an affidavit executed by Edgar's older brother Dickerson N. Hoover, Jr., who states that he was present when Edgar was born, and that he himself was 15 years old at the time. Oddly, Dickerson's affidavit does not mention a doctor being present, in contrast to Edgar's own account. (Curiously, Hoover never applied for a birth certificate until after his mother's death in February 1938.  It seems obvious that his mother--if she in fact was his mother--would have been by far the best witness, rather than a 15-year-old boy.)   http://members.tripod.com/~american_almanac/hoover.htm

 

 

 

FBI Informants Destabilizing Boston Black Leadership?  February 18, 011

 

(Ron Wilburn, FBI Informant who was key witness in Turner, Wilkerson cases.)  By Blackstonian Publisher/Editor Jamarhl Crawford

during the much publicized trials of City Councillor Chuck Turner and State Senator Dianne Wilkerson.  The central figure in these cases was Ron WIlburn, Black Boston “Entrepreneur & Businessman” and simultaneously paid FBI Informant. So much so that he wore wires and logged over 100 hrs of video and audio surveillance.  Tens of thousands of documents were revealed during these trials and it showed many tactics in use by the FBI currently, which are reminiscent of the Cold War, Communist Witch Hunts and J. Edgar Hoover’s now infamous CoIntel Program.  http://blackstonian.com/news/2011/02/fbi-informants-destabilizing-boston-black-leadership/http://blackstonian.com/news/2011/02/fbi-informants-destabilizing-boston-black-leadership/

 

 

 

    FBI targeting of government critics: Black Panther Party - - The long shadow of December 4, 1969 extends to the present day The FBI had been involved in the raid during the planning stages, and during that phase, an FBI informant within the Black Panther Party – William O’Neal – helped his control agent, Roy Mitchell, sketch out a floor plan of the apartment. The sketch clearly marked the location of the bed.

 O’Neal was a captain of security in the Chicago chapter of the BPP and at one point one of Hampton’s bodyguards. He ultimately pocketed some $30,000 of FBI money from 1969 until 1972 in salary and perks. http://www.stopfbi.net/2010/12/4/long-shadow-december-4-1969

 

 

 

The FBI's War on the Black Panther Party's Southern California Chapter 30 October 1999 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/077.html

 

ATLANTA (AP)  - - 9/2/11   — A former Black Panther convicted of murdering a California park ranger is getting another shot at freedom after a federal appeals court found that a parole official improperly worked to keep him behind bars by secretly handing over information to Justice Department officials.

The Atlanta-based 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision last week found that then-U.S. Parole Commissioner Deborah Spagnoli "impermissibly tainted" the board's decision to delay Veronza Bowers' release when she wrote a memo to government attorneys about the case. Her actions, the three-judge panel said, violated the commission's mandate as an independent arbiter.

Spagnoli, who resigned from the commission in 2007, said Thursday she was unaware of the ruling and refused to discuss the case. 

Spagnoli sent the memo to the office of then-U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who made the unprecedented decision to intervene, the ruling said. The memo, which wasn't discovered until 2007, outlined arguments for an appeal that could be used by government attorneys if Bowers was granted parole, the opinion said.

Gonzales asked the commission in June 2005 to review its decision, and days later the panel voted to temporarily delay Bowers' release. Commissioners went a step further in October 2005, voting 4-0 to keep Bowers in prison indefinitely   http://news.yahoo.com/court-panelist-secretly-blocked-convicts-parole-153240551.html

 

 

 

Geronimo Pratt: J. Edgar Hoover considered him a potential messiah for Black people, however the police force feared him as one of the biggest threats to national security. He was framed by the FBI's infamous COINTELPRO and imprisoned for the murder of schoolteacher Caroline Olsen that occurred on a Santa Monica tennis court. Geronimo maintained that he was at a national Black Panther Party meeting in Oakland seven hours away and that FBI agents and police hid and possibly destroyed wiretap evidence that would prove it. http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=944970\\

On June 10, 1997, Judge Dickey ordered Pratt to be released on $25,000 bail. He had spent 27 years behind bars. Pratt was released in time to watch his son, Hiroji, go through his eighth-grade graduation ceremony. Later, he returned to Louisiana to see his 94-year-old mother, Eunice Petty Pratt, whom he had not seen since 1974. Pratt's stood completely vindicated when in 2000 the city of Los Angeles agreed to pay $2.75 million and the U.S. Department of Justice $1.75 million to settle a lawsuit for false imprisonment and violations of his civil rights. http://www.answers.com/topic/geronimo-pratt

 

 Black Panther Leader Geronimo Pratt Dies In Tanzania  June 3, 2011 - LOS ANGELES — Elmer “Geronimo” Pratt, a former Black Panther Party leader who spent 27 years in prison on a murder conviction that was later overturned, has died. He was 63.

Pratt died at his home in a small village in Tanzania, where he had lived for at least half a decade, lawyer Stuart Hanlon, who helped Pratt win his freedom, told The Associated Press from San Francisco on Thursday.

  • Pratt was a former high ranking member of the Black Panther Party. He was targeted by the FBI program COINTELPRO, which aimed to “neutralize Pratt as an effective BPP functionary.”
  • In 1970 Pratt was arrested and charged with murder and kidnapping.
  • Pratt’s conviction was vacated on June 10, 1997, on the grounds that the prosecution had concealed evidence that might have exonerated the defendant.

Pratt continued to work on behalf of men and women believed to be wrongfully incarcerated until his death, including participation in rallies in support of Mumia Abu-Jamal, whom he had met when both were active as Black Panthers. Geronimo was living in Tanzania at the time of his death.  http://newsone.com/nation/associatedpress3/geronimo-pratt-dies/

 

 

 

Angela Y. Davis: In August 1970 Angela Yvonne Davis was catapulted into the national spotlight when she was put on the list of the ten most wanted criminals in the United States. An armed black man, Jonathan Jackson, entered the Marin County, California, Civic Center on August 7, 1970, with a weapon owned by Davis and attempted, along with three San Quentin prisoners, to take hostages. Jackson's intention was to hold the hostages until several inmates of Soledad Prison, including Jackson's brother, George, were released. During the attempt three of the assailants and the presiding judge were killed and three others wounded. A warrant was issued for Davis's arrest. She fled, eluding the police until October 1970. After a total of 16 months in prison in New York - where she was apprehended - and in California, Davis's trial began. The prosecutor alleged that Davis engineered the plan to kidnap the judge and jurors because of her love for George Jackson. The prosecution presented witnesses who testified that they had seen Davis with Jonathan Jackson in the days preceding the August 7 incident. Davis and her defense attorneys argued that Davis was a political activist concerned with prison reforms and the oppression of the poor in general and was not moved to a crime of passion because of her feeling for Jackson. The all-white jury, composed of eight women and four men, acquitted Davis on all counts in June 1972. http://www.answers.com/topic/angela-davis

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Angela Davis - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Davis

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little rock nine Central high school

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - - The Little Rock Nine were a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is considered to be one of the most important events in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. On their first day of school, troops from the Arkansas National Guard would not let them enter the school and they were followed by mobs making threats to lynch. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Rock_Nine

 

   [© Harold Lowe Jr, Nashville Tennesean]

 

High-school students picketing a segregated restaurant.  Their line is attacked by racists. The police club the demonstrators. A 15-year old girl lies unconscious in the street where she was beaten down, her sister kneels beside her. http://www.crmvet.org/images/imgyoung.htm    See Nashville Student Movement for more

 

 

 

    Wallace was defeated by John Patterson in Alabama's Democratic gubernatorial primary election in 1958. This was a political crossroads for Wallace. Patterson ran with the support of the Ku Klux Klan…After the election Seymore Trammell recalled Wallace saying, "Seymore, you know why I lost that governor's race?

 

I was outniggered by John Patterson. And I'll tell you here and now, I will never be outniggered again George Wallace was elected governor in a landslide victory in November 1962. He took the oath of office on January 14, 1963   standing on the gold star marking the spot where, 102 years prior, Jefferson Davis, was sworn in as President of the Confederate States of America. In his inaugural speech he used the line for which he is best known: “         

 

In the name of the greatest people that have ever trod this earth, I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.

  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_C._Wallace

 

 

5 months later

  

 Vivian Juanita Malone Jones (July 15, 1942, in Mobile, Alabama - October 13, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia) was an African-American woman, one of the first two African Americans to enroll at the University of Alabama in 1963 and was made famous when Alabama Governor George Wallace tried to block them from entering, triggering a showdown with federal troops. She became the first African American to graduate from the University of Alabama. She was catapulted into the national spotlight on June 11, 1963, when, accompanied by federal marshals, the assistant U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, and fellow African-American student James Hood she attempted to register for classes at the all-white university. She was barred from doing so when Alabama Governor George Wallace made his famous "stand in the schoolhouse door" in an attempt to prevent racial integration of Alabama schools. Ultimately, Wallace stood aside and Malone was allowed to enroll… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivian_Malone_Jones .

 

 3 months later

 

The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing The crater and other damage caused by the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, which killed four African-American girls. AP Photo. http://www.fbi.gov/page2/sept07/bapbomb092607.htm

 

Denise McNair...Addie Mae Collins...Carole Robertson ...Cynthia Wesley .On September 15, 1963 at 10:22 a.m., their world ended.   http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/terrorists_spies/terrorists/birmingham_church/5.html

 

 

 

  Att. Gen Baxley & Robert Chambliss: As attorney general, Baxley was made famous for his most prestigious case against the Ku Klux Klan, his 1977 prosecution of Robert Chambliss for the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in September 1963. Baxley succeeded in convicting Chambliss with an all white jury and minimal evidence (as J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI at the time, refused to relinquish tapes necessary to the case). The victory eased the minds of the parents of Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Baxley

 

 

 

From The F.B.I. Website… By 1965, we had serious suspects—namely, Robert E. Chambliss, Bobby Frank Cherry, Herman Frank Cash, and Thomas E. Blanton, Jr., all KKK members—but witnesses were reluctant to talk and physical evidence was lacking. Also, at that time, information from our surveillances was not admissible in court. As a result, no federal charges were filed in the ‘60s. It’s been claimed that Director Hoover held back evidence from prosecutors in the '60s or even tried to block prosecution. But it’s simply not true. His concern was to prevent leaks, not to stifle justice.he simply didn’t think the evidence was there to convict. http://www.fbi.gov/page2/sept07/bapbomb092607.htm

 

 

 

... This was the same Hoover who had informants in the South like Gary Thomas Rowe—men who participated in the beating of freedom bus riders and the murder of civil rights activists such as Viola Liuzzo, at the same time that they were working for the FBI. By virtue of his refusal to defend the constitutional rights of young people who risked their lives fighting to register black voters in the Jim Crow South, Hoover was complicit in such crimes as the 1964 murder of Schwerner, Goodman and Chaney in Philadelphia, Mississippi…. http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/705.html




 

 

    James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan on 21st June, 1964 while trying to get African Americans in the southern United States registered to vote. In the summer 1964, 30 black homes and 37 black churches were firebombed and over 80 volunteers were beaten by white mobs or racist police officers. http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkkk.htm .



Convict in 1964 civil-rights deaths won't confess   12/22/2014 

  PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) — Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen bears the signs of his 89 years. His hands are still scarred and rough from decades in the east Mississippi sawmills. He has a muscular build even as he maneuvers in his wheelchair. Time has not softened his views and he remains an ardent segregationist.

And he steadfastly refuses to discuss the "Freedom Summer" slayings of three civil-rights workers, which sparked national outrage, helped spur passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and landed him behind bars.

Killen was interviewed by The Associated Press inside the Mississippi State Penitentiary, where he is serving a 60-year sentence; it was his first interview since his conviction on state charges of manslaughter in 2005, 41 years to the day after James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner were killed and buried in a red clay dam. An earlier trial in 1967, on federal charges, resulted in a mistrial.

Killen wouldn't say much about the 1964 killings. He said he remains a segregationist who does not believe in race equality but contends he bears no ill will toward blacks. http://news.yahoo.com/convict-1964-civil-rights-deaths-wont-confess-174758258.html

 

 

     

Ku Klux Klansmen beat black bystander George Webb in the Birmingham Trailways bus station, May 14, 1961. The man with his back to the camera (center right) is FBI undercover agent Gary Thomas Rowe. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5149667

 

 

             

John Lewis and Jim Zwerg after being beaten during the Freedom Rides. -  Freedom rider James Peck seated on a hospital gurney after being beaten in Birmingham

Violence in Alabama was organized by Birmingham Police Sergeant Tom Cook (an avid Ku Klux Klan supporter) and police commissioner Bull Connor. The pair made plans to bring the Ride to an end in Alabama. They assured Gary Thomas Rowe, an FBI informer[7] and member of Eastview Klavern #13 (the most violent Klan group in Alabama), tha  14, Mother's Day, in Anniston, Alabama, a mob of Ku Klux Klansmen, some still in church attire, attacked the first of the two buses (the Greyhound). They tried to leave, but a person in a car kept blocking the bus as it tried to leave.[8] The KKK members then slashed its tires. They forced the crippled bus to stop several miles outside of town, and it was firebombed shortly afterwards by the mob chasing it in cars.[9][10] As the bus burned, the mob held the doors shut, intent on burning the riders to death. Sources disagree, but either an exploding fuel tank[9] or an undercover state investigator brandishing a revolver[11] caused the mob to retreat, allowing the riders to escape the bus. The riders were viciously beaten as they fled the burning bus, and only warning shots fired into the air by highway patrolmen prevented the riders from being lynched.[9]

That night, the hospitalized Freedom Riders, most of whom had been refused care, were removed from the hospital at 2 AM, because the staff feared the mob outside the hospital. Local civil rights leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth organized several cars of blacks who defied the mob to rescue the injured Freedom Riders.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Riders

 

 

 

 

Viola Fauver Gregg Liuzzo was a civil rights activist from Michigan and mother of five, who was murdered by Ku Klux Klan members after the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches in Alabama. One of the Klansmen in the car from which the shots were fired was a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_Liuzzo

 


The four men in the car, Collie Wilkins (21), Gary Rowe (34), William Eaton (41) and Eugene Thomas (42) were quickly arrested. Rowe, an FBI undercover agent, testifed against the other three men. In an attempt to prejudice the case, rumours began to circulate that Viola was a member of the Communist Party and had abandoned her five children in order to have sexual relationships with African Americans involved in the civil rights movement. It was later discovered that these highly damaging stories that appeared in the press had come from the FBI. Despite Rowe's testimony, the three members of the Ku Klux Klan were acquitted of murder by an Alabama jury. President Lyndon Johnson, instructed his officials to arrange for the men to be charged under an 1870 federal law of conspiring to deprive Viola Liuzzo of her civil rights. Wilkins, Eaton and Thomas were found guilty and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Collie Wilkins, Eugene Thomas and William Eaton at their trial in Alabama http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAliuzzo.htm

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 . . Gary Thomas Rowe, escorted by FBI agents, walks to court in Hayneville, Ala., to testify against Collie Leroy Wilkins in the murder of Viola Liuzzo in 1965. (AP) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/30/AR2005063001422.html

 

 

 

 

Emmett Till... Before & After... His death helped spark the civil rights movement. It demonstrated the brutality of southern violence towards African-Americans, and created outrage across the nation. Emmett's mother, Mamie, insisted at his funeral that he be given an open-casket, so others could see what they had done to her 14 year old boy. http://www.emmetttillmurder.com/

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Emmett Till's Killers Celebrate Their Acquittal - Roy Bryant, J. W. Milam and their wives celebrate their acquittal in the Emmett Till murder trial, September, 1955. The jury delibrated 67 minutes. "If we hadn't stopped to drink pop, it wouldn't have taken that long," a juror said. One year later, Bryant and Milam admit to Look magazine that they had, in fact, murdered Till. The savage killing shocked much (but hardly all) of the nation and garnered attention around the world. http://www.life.com/image/50346748/in-gallery/22802/civil-rights-pivotal-events

 

 

    The Shocking Story of Approved Killing in Mississippi - This article is the infamous confession of J. W. Milam and Roy Bryant to the kidnapping and killing of Emmett Till. Reporter William Bradford Huie reportedly paid the men $4000 for their story. It appeared in Look 20 (24 January 1956): http://www.emmetttillmurder.com/Look%201956.htm

 

 

   FBI: No Charges in Emmett Till Case: March 17, 2006: The FBI has concluded its investigation into the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till and turned its report over to Mississippi District Attorney Joyce L. Chiles. Although no federal charges will be filed in the civil-rights era case, state charges could be filed.    http://www.emmetttillmurder.com/

 

 

    FBI Report and Trial Transcript : In March, 2007, the FBI released a summary of its 8000 page report of its investigation of the murder of Emmett Till. This report also includes the 354 page transcript of the 1955 murder trial of J. W. Milam and Roy Bryant. The transcript had been lost for decades, but in the course of their investigation, the FBI located a faded copy and re-transcribed it. http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2004/june/till060104/ 

 

  CNN exclusive: FBI misconduct reveals sex, lies and videotape January 27, 1911 The reports, compiled by the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility, are e-mailed quarterly to FBI employees, but are not released to the public. And despite the bureau's very strict screening procedure for all prospective employees, the FBI confirms that about 325 to 350 employees a year receive some kind of discipline, ranging from a reprimand to suspension. About 30 employees each year are fired. http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/01/27/siu.fbi.internal.documents/index.html?iref=allsearch

 

 Read the FBI documents obtained by CNN http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2011/images/01/27/fbi.documents.siu.pdf

  

Senate Report: Pentagon, FBI Failed to Protect Troops at Ft. Hood Published February 03, 2011 | Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A Senate report on the Fort Hood shooting is sharply critical of the FBI and its failure to adequately share information with the military about the alleged shooter's extremist views. And it says the Pentagon has failed to make necessary changes to identify violent Islamic extremism as a danger so that commanders will more readily watch for it and discharge service members who express those views.    According to portions of the report obtained by The Associated Press, military supervisors had the authority to discipline or discharge Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 in the shootings at the Texas military post in November 2009.

 

 But the report, which was being released Thursday, said the Defense Department did not inform or train commanders about how to recognize someone radicalized to Islamic extremism or how to distinguish that from the peaceful practice of Islam. The report was requested by Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and its ranking Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/03/senate-report-pentagon-fbi-failed-protect-troops-ft-hood/?test=latestnews

 

Emmett Till Murder FBI - White House - State of Mississippi Files - 1,365 pages of FBI, White House, and State of Mississippi Sovereignty Commission Files, related to the murder of Emmett Till, archived on CD-ROM.   http://www.paperlessarchives.com/emmett_till_fbi_files.html

 

      In 1956, several years before he targeted King, Hoover had a public showdown with T.R.M. Howard, a civil rights leader from Mount Bayou, Mississippi. During a national speaking tour, Howard had criticized the FBI's failure to thoroughly investigate the racially-motivated murders of George W. Lee, Lamar Smith, and Emmett Till. Hoover not only wrote an open letter to the press singling out these statements as "irresponsible" but secretly enlisted the help of NAACP attorney Thurgood Marshall in a campaign to discredit Howard. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Edgar_Hoover

 

  misconduct reveals sex, lies and videotape January 27, 1911 The reports, compiled by the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility, are e-mailed quarterly to FBI employees, but are not released to the public. And despite the bureau's very strict screening procedure for all prospective employees, the FBI confirms that about 325 to 350 employees a year receive some kind of discipline, ranging from a reprimand to suspension. About 30 employees each year are fired. http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/01/27/siu.fbi.internal.documents/index.html?iref=allsearch

 

Read the FBI documents obtained by CNN http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2011/images/01/27/fbi.documents.siu.pdf

 

Senate Report: Pentagon, FBI Failed to Protect Troops at Ft. Hood Published February 03, 2011 | Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A Senate report on the Fort Hood shooting is sharply critical of the FBI and its failure to adequately share information with the military about the alleged shooter's extremist views. And it says the Pentagon has failed to make necessary changes to identify violent Islamic extremism as a danger so that commanders will more readily watch for it and discharge service members who express those views.

 

According to portions of the report obtained by The Associated Press, military supervisors had the authority to discipline or discharge Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 in the shootings at the Texas military post in November 2009.

 

But the report, which was being released Thursday, said the Defense Department did not inform or train commanders about how to recognize someone radicalized to Islamic extremism or how to distinguish that from the peaceful practice of Islam. The report was requested by Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and its ranking Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/03/senate-report-pentagon-fbi-failed-protect-troops-ft-hood/?test=latestnews

 

 
 

1/15//04 Bush gets booed during his visit to MLK's grave -  http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2004-01-15-bush-mlk_x.htm

 

One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.
Hillary Clinton

 

 

 

    .  “The FBI is the lead agency for investigating violations of federal civil rights laws…and we take that responsibility seriously.” Why? Because as Director Mueller has said, “When just one of us loses just one of our rights, then the freedoms of all of us are diminished. - - Robert Mueller was nominated by President George W. Bush and became the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on September 4, 2001. http://www.fbi.gov/libref/directors/directmain.htm 

 

 

Southern Poverty Law Center, The ‘Forgotten' These are the names of 76 men and women who died between 1952 and 1968 under circumstances suggesting they were the victims of racially motivated violence.  http://www.splcenter.org/news/item.jsp?sid=88

 

 

June 20 2007   WASHINGTON The House passed a bill Wednesday to establish a new division of federal prosecutors and FBI agents focused strictly on cracking unsolved murders from the civil rights era.  The bill, which is also moving swiftly through the Senate, would authorize $10 million a year over the next decade to create a unit at the Justice Department to pursue cases that have sat cold for decades. It also would earmark $2 million per year in grants for state and local law enforcement agencies to investigate cases where federal prosecution isn’t practical, and another $1.5 million to improve coordination among investigating agencies.  The bill, passed 422-2, is named in honor of Emmett Till, a black teenager from Chicago who was beaten and murdered in Mississippi in 1955 after being accused of whistling at a white woman. His killers were never convicted.

We must do something to right these wrongs,” said Rep. John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and civil rights veteran who sponsored the bill. “We have an obligation ... let us move to close this dark stain on our nation’s history.”      http://www.nbcnews.com/id/19333322/from/ET/

 

 

   

 

09/24/2008                 WASHINGTON — The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would give the Justice Department more money to investigate unsolved murders from the civil rights era.

The bill authorizes $10 million annually over 10 years to help the FBI and other agencies take a fresh look at dozens of cold cases, mostly in the South. Additional funds are included for local law enforcement agencies.

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., is named after Emmett Till, a black teenager murdered in Mississippi in 1955 after being accused of whistling at a white woman. His killers were never convicted.

The House passed a similar bill last summer sponsored by Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. But the measure had stalled in the Senate due to opposition from Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., who has single-handedly blocked dozens of bills for their spending provisions.       http://www.nbcnews.com/id/26877136/from/ET/

 

 

 .02/27/2007 Southern Poverty Law Center: Cold Cases-- FBI to re-xamine civil rights era murder cases The U.S. Justice Department is re-examining many of the unsolved murders from the civil rights era. The Center recently provided the FBI with information about the deaths of dozens of people who may have been victims of racially motivated killings. http://www.splcenter.org/news/item.jsp?aid=245

 

Southern Poverty Law Center -Civil Rights Martyrs - - -  On the Civil Rights Memorial are inscribed the names of individuals who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom during the modern Civil Rights Movement - 1954 to 1968. The martyrs include activists who were targeted for death because of their civil rights work; random victims of vigilantes determined to halt the movement; and individuals who, in the sacrifice of their own lives, brought new awareness to the stuggle.

The chronology below briefly describes their lives. More information is available at the Civil Rights Memorial Center.  http://www.splcenter.org/civil-rights-memorial/civil-rights-martyrs

 

 

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Southern Poverty Law Center, The ‘Forgotten' These are the names of 76 men and women who died between 1952 and 1968 under circumstances suggesting they were the victims of racially motivated violence.  http://www.splcenter.org/news/item.jsp?sid=88

 

02/26/09 COLD CASE INITIATIVE: The FBI has released the names of some of the victims of civil rights murders that occurred before 1969 in hopes that people with any information on the cases will come forward. More than 100 unsolved murder cases are under review through the Civil Rights Era Cold Case Initiative, a 2007 partnership between the FBI, civil rights groups, and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Today's release of a partial listing of victims marks the two-year anniversary of the initiative, announced on February 27, 2007 by the Attorney General and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller. This list includes the victims’ names and the dates and locations of their deaths http://www.fbi.gov/page2/feb09/coldcases022609.html

 

11/23/09 FBI runs out of leads in civil rights killings - After running out of leads, federal agents investigating civil rights-era killings of black men appealing for relatives of victims to come forward with any evidence or details about the crimes. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34105358/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/from/ET

  

 

US Cloaks Case Files Involving Civil Rights Boston Globe | January 18, 2010 WASHINGTON – Nearly half a century after the height of the civil rights movement, hundreds of thousands of pages of government files about the volatile era remain shielded from the American public, buried in FBI field office cabinets, blocked by resistant bureaucracies, or available only with large sections blacked out, according to US officials and researchers.

The situation has prompted a new push in Congress, led by Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts, to require that all records relating to the life and death of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. be located, reviewed, and released by a review board at the National Archives similar to those established for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and for Nazi war criminals.

Kerry’s plan to introduce legislation this week, however, is seen as only the first step in a broader movement to force the government to disclose what it knows – and did – about violence against blacks during the civil rights era, including scores of unsolved lynching and bombing cases.

“There are a lot of unanswered questions,’’ said Representative John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and former King aide who was brutally beaten during a civil rights march in 1965. “The American people have a right to know what happened.’’ http://www.antifascistencyclopedia.com/allposts/us-cloaks-case-files-involving-civil-rights-2

 

 Despite Fanfare, FBI Initiative Fails to Prosecute Any Civil Rights Era Murders Tuesday, September 09, 2008 - - WASHINGTON — Flanked by officials from the NAACP and the Southern Poverty Law Center, FBI Director Robert Mueller last year announced with considerable fanfare a new partnership between his agency and civil rights organizations.

The goal: To bring justice in long-ignored murders from the civil rights era.

The outcome: Not one case has been prosecuted under the FBI's Cold Case Initiative, which actually began two years ago with no fanfare at all.

The civil rights leaders present at Mueller's February 2007 news conference — John Jackson of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, who now works for a private firm, and Richard Cohen, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center — have come to question the government's motives.   http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,419982,00.html 

 

Department of Justice – 5/13/11  Statement of the Attorney General on Proposed Extension of FBI Director Mueller's Term WASHINGTON – The Attorney General made the following statement today:

“In the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Bob Mueller led the transformation of the FBI into what today is the world’s pre-eminent counterterrorism agency.  One of the most respected prosecutors of his generation before joining the FBI as its Director, he has earned the confidence of two Presidents for his ability to lead and his calmness under fire.    

“A short-term legislative change will allow Bob to remain at the FBI for an additional two years so the President’s counterterrorism team can continue to work together seamlessly.  The United States faces ongoing threats from terrorists intent on attacking us both at home and abroad, and it is crucial that the FBI have sustained, strong leadership to confront that threat.  There is no better person for that job than Bob Mueller.  I hope he will be allowed to continue providing the able leadership and unquestioned integrity for which he is known for the remainder of the President’s term.”    http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2011/May/11-ag-608.html

 

FBI Shuts Down Civil Rights Era Investigations - Agency will let old murder cases stay cold.   By: Sherrilyn A. Ifill | Posted: March 10, 2010 at 6:13 AM

With little fanfare, the FBI announced in an article in the Washington Post last week that it was closing its investigations into all but a handful of unsolved civil rights era murders. The head of the FBI team assigned to investigate these cold cases stated that "there's maybe five to seven cases where we don't know who did it. For every other case, we got it."

This announcement came as a surprise to activists who have pushed the FBI and the Justice Department to re-open and fully investigate many of these cases. It is also a blow to the families of murdered blacks from that era, who have been the primary force pushing federal law enforcement officials to fully investigate and unearth the truth of what happened to their loved ones.

What's even more surprising about the FBI's announcement is that it comes only two years after the passage of the Emmett Till Unsolved Crimes Act, a piece of legislation long advocated by the family of Emmett Till--a 14-year-old Chicago boy killed in the South in 1955--and by civil rights activists, and finally passed with bipartisan support in 2008. The "Till Bill" as it's called, was co-sponsored by Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and provides $10 million a year to the Justice Department to assist in the re-investigation of cold cases from the civil rights era. The criminal section of the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department has supervisory authority over the allocation of funds and over the FBI's investigative efforts. The act anticipates funding for the unit until 2017. Just last year, it was estimated that the FBI was looking into hundreds of these cases.

It seems premature for the FBI to wind down its program just two years after significant resources were finally provided to fully investigate these crimes. And why issue this announcement in the press? Activists and family members want the Congressional Black Caucus to convene hearings on the FBI's work and progress on these cases. As Tom Perez, the new assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Justice Department and a fierce and unrelenting civil rights lawyer in his own right, stated "we owe it to the people who were part of this struggle to be persistent."

 But it's Perez's civil rights division that is in charge of Till Bill investigations. If the Justice Department and the FBI have changed course, Perez and his team should come before Congress and fully explain the status of their work, and why they seem to have so abruptly reversed course. We owe it, not just to families of the victims, but to our country, to demonstrate that--in the words used to name a recent panel discussion about these cases at Syracuse Law School--"it's never too late for justice."  http://www.theroot.com/views/fbi-shuts-down-civil-rights-era-investigations

 

 

   Obama Nominates Justice Aide for Labor Post

 

President Obama nominated Thomas E. Perez, a civil rights regulator, to be his next labor secretary on Monday.  By PETER BAKER   Published: March 17, 2013

WASHINGTON — President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Thomas E. Perez, who heads the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, to be the next secretary of labor, a choice that promised to provoke a debate with Republicans about voting rights, immigration and discrimination.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/18/us/politics/obama-to-nominate-thomas-e-perez-as-labor-secretary.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

 

May 12, 2011 President Obama Proposes Extending Term for FBI Director Robert Mueller: Today, President Obama announced he is seeking a two-year extension for the 10-year term of FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III which expires on September 4, 2011. 

President Obama said, “In his ten years at the FBI, Bob Mueller has set the gold standard for leading the Bureau. Given the ongoing threats facing the United States, as well as the leadership transitions at other agencies like the Defense Department and Central Intelligence Agency, I believe continuity and stability at the FBI is critical at this time. Bob transformed the FBI after September 11, 2001 into a pre-eminent counterterrorism agency, he has shown extraordinary leadership and effectiveness at protecting our country every day since. He has impeccable law enforcement and national security credentials, a relentless commitment to the rule of law, unquestionable integrity and independence, and a steady hand that has guided the Bureau as it confronts our most serious threats.  I am grateful for his leadership, and ask Democrats and Republicans in Congress to join together in extending that leadership for the sake of our nation’s safety and security.”   http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/05/12/president-obama-proposes-extending-term-fbi-director-robert-mueller

 

 

Late in life, and after his death, Hoover became an increasingly controversial figure. His critics have accused him of exceeding the jurisdiction of the FBI.[1] He used the FBI to harass political dissenters and activists, to amass secret files on political leaders,[2] and to collect evidence using illegal methods.[3] It is because of Hoover's long and controversial tenure that FBI directors are now limited to 10-year terms. [4] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Edgar_Hoover

 

    

    

Will Obama Turn FBI Director Mueller into the Next J. Edgar Hoover?   May 14, 2011

The director of the FBI is limited to serving one 10-year term in office according to federal law, a limitation born of the bureau’s early history when J. Edgar Hoover ruled for 37 years and amassed enough power to rival the president of the United States. When asked why he didn’t fire Hoover, President Lyndon Johnson told friends, “I’d rather have him inside the tent pissing out than outside the tent pissing in.”

With this legacy as a backdrop, President Barack Obama has requested Congress to pass legislation that would extend the current term of FBI chief Robert Mueller III by another two years. Mueller will have to leave office in September unless lawmakers approve Obama’s request.

The decision to extend Mueller’s term surprised many in Washington, where no FBI director has exceeded the 10-year limitation since Hoover died in office in 1972.

Administration officials say the search for Mueller’s replacement, which is being led by Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder, has not yet produced a satisfactory list of potential successors, leading Obama to ask Mueller to stick around a little longer. Mueller reportedly has obliged.

 Mueller took office a week before the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He has guided the FBI from an agency dedicated to criminal investigations to one of the federal government’s leading counterterrorism weapons. During that time, civil libertarians and Muslim leaders have criticized some of the FBI’s tactics aimed at thwarting another terrorist attack against Americans.

 The idea that Obama, Biden and Holder do not consider any current FBI officials good enough to be director seems somewhat insulting. The Washington Post reported that “some law enforcement sources expressed dismay that Mueller would not depart as planned, saying that agents have been looking forward to a ‘new face’ at the helm and that many careers have been on hold with so little turnover in the top job.”

 Mueller enjoys bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, and it is expected Congress will support Obama’s request for an extension.  http://govinthelab.com/will-obama-turn-fbi-director-mueller-into-the-next-j-edgar-hoover/

 

 

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  James B. Comey is sworn in as FBI Director by Attorney General Eric Holder on September 4, 2013; Chuck Rosenberg, senior counselor to Director Comey, holds the Bible.

James B. Comey was sworn in today as Director of the FBI during a ceremony at the Department of Justice. Comey becomes the seventh FBI Director in the Bureau’s modern era. Attorney General Eric Holder administered the oath of office at 4:32 p.m.

 

  “I know Jim brings an impeccable sense of judgment, a commitment to innovative methods and tools, and a lifetime of experience to this new role—which is critical to the protection of our nation and its citizens,” said Attorney General Holder. “As a seasoned prosecutor, a proven leader, and a faithful advocate for the American people—and for the rule of law—I am confident that Jim Comey will continue to uphold the standards of excellence and integrity that the FBI’s outgoing Director, Bob Mueller, helped to establish.”  http://www.fbi.gov/news/news_blog/james-b.-comey-sworn-in-as-fbi-director

 

 

 

 

 

“Equal Justice Under Law” is chiseled in Stone on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court building. All men are created equal is one of the most important doctrines that our founders espoused. It means that no one is above the law. Kings are not above the law, groups are not above the law, no individual is above the law but there is “equal justice under law.”   http://agentgenius.com/g-rants-insanity-more/equal-justice-under-law/ 

 

    Dr. King Said It:... I'm Black and I'm Proud!      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Suw_CQ3zfTY

 

              

           Frederick Douglass                              Dr. King & Malcom X                  and Now George High

        

 GENESIS 15:13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not their's, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years; 15:14   And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance. The first Africans in America arrived via Jamestown, Virginia in 1619. 1619-2017 = 398 Years..

 

 

Who Brought Slaves To America?  W/ SHIP NAME AND TONNAGE     http://www.blackwallstreet.freeservers.com/slave%20ships.htm

 

The Staple Singers "When Will We Be Paid", 1971     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWhcTu5El0c

 

 

United States foreign aid From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  United States foreign aid is aid given by the United States to other countries. It can be divided into two broad categories: military and economic assistance. It is given by the United States government, and by private organizations and individuals in the United States. Foreign aid has been given to a variety of recipients, including developing countries, countries of strategic importance to the United States, and countries recovering from war. The government channels about half of its economic assistance through a specialized agency, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_foreign_aid

 

 

 

Final Exit for  George W. High, Sr.   W/Specific instruction   http://georgehigh.com/email%20and%20letters/Final%20Exit%20George.pdf

 

 

George High -- hiway911@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

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