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— “Why don’t they just test the damned evidence?”   The day of death had arrived. Wednesday, March 24. A light rain began to fall as the prison van transported Henry Skinner to Huntsville. Skinner writes:  Damn, what a bunch of guns. You ain’t never seen...

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– “If you lose before the Supreme Court, this whole program of litigation relying on the 14th Amendment is gone–and we’ve just lost the whole ballgame.” 1953. One faction of the NAACP in the lead up to Brown v. Board of Education On Monday, December 6, San...

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Airport travel these days is unpleasant, at best, but for a man with a bushy beard, bald head and the name Abdullah al-Kidd, it must be hell.  Every time he travels ““ within the U.S. or to and from Saudi Arabia, where he currently lives ““ security agents pull him aside and...