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He spent another year in a home for juvenile delinquents. Cleaver was arrested a third time for drug possession soon after his release. This time Cleaver was tried as an adult and sent to prison. In interviews, Cleaver noted that these early years spent behind bars made him angry at society. Cleaver returned to prison less than one year after his release from California State Prison in Soledad. He was convicted of assault with intent to kill in the rape of a white woman and served nine years of a fourteenyear sentence.
The case receives little media attention, in contrast to the well-publicized cases of “gay-bashing” against white men. The case highlights the need for increased advocacy for the rights of African American homosexuals. 2005 August 29 Hurricane Katrina makes landfall on the Louisiana coast, causing catastrophic damage. Many critics charge racism was at least in part to blame for the government’s slow response since the overwhelming majority of people needing emergency evacuation from the region were African American.
2007 September 20 More than fifteen thousand people, led by the Reverend Al Sharpton, protest the treatment of the “Jena Six” in Jena, Louisiana. The Jena Six are six African American youths accused of beating a white student at their high school. Contemporary Times ............................................................... Overview The political landscape of the United States during the 1960s was dominated by the African American civil rights movement. The movement was led by minister and activist Martin Luther King Jr.
African American Eras Library by Meggin Condino