mardi, juin 21, 2005

justice, 41 years later

Edgar Ray Killen, the 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klan member, was charged with masterminding the murder of three civil rights workers in 1964. Today, he was found guilty of manslaughter.
Forty-one years to the day after three civil rights workers were beaten and shot to death, an 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klansman was found guilty of manslaughter Tuesday in a trial that marked Mississippi's latest attempt to atone for its bloodstained, racist past.

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