"What is this?""Some guards we saw at the gate. So we know who were up against when they come back. So we won't fight one of our own. Everyone here has remembered these 50, but there are millions more spread all the way to Washington. And I think you've proved your loyalty to us, Hendon and Maya."
In 1969, actor Samuel L Jackson was expelled from historically black Morehouse College for locking board members in a building for two days in protest of the school’s curriculum and governance.  The college eventually agreed to change its policy, but Jackson was charged with and eventually convicted of unlawful confinement, a second-degree felony. Jackson was then suspended for two years for his criminal record and his actions. He would later return to the college to earn his Bachelo...
RIP RIGHTEOUS WARRIOR - 10-09-2016, Age 50. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson took office in January 2014. He was the borough's first black chief prosecutor. Thompson also moved to vacate or support the dismissal of convictions of 21 people wrongly convicted of murder and other offenses. During his tenure as Brooklyn DA, Thompson ordered his office not to prosecute low level marijuana arrests. He said he also wanted to spare younger New Yorkers from “the burden of a criminal record.”
Black Sheep in Your Family Tree ~ You may not have found your black sheep yet, but we are all bound to have them. In fact, many genealogists relish a good black sheep story because we know they are the people for whom the most records can be found. Join Crista Cowan for a look at prison, convict and criminal records available on Ancestry.com.