legal battles

[/audio]   The legacy of the civil rights movement resonates to this day and the State Bar of Georgia and the Center for Civil and Human Rights will recognize over 120 men and women who participated in securing legal rights for African-Americans. On Wednesday at the State Bar Center in Atlanta, legal professionals, activists, scholars […]

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when […]

Chauncey Black (second from left), one of the founding members of Blackstreet, isn’t feeling producer Teddy Riley these days. Black is taking Riley to court over what he sees as trademark infringement. Black claims he owns the name “Blackstreet,” and Riley’s been using it illegally. Now this is where it gets interesting and a tad […]