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The condemnation of Little B

by Brown, Elaine

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Murder,
  • Murder in mass media,
  • Public opinion,
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration,
  • African American juvenile delinquents

  • About the Edition

    Brown examines the public"s reaction to the murder trial of Michael Lewis, known as Little B, who was senteced to life in prison at the age of fourteen. Brown looks closest at the reaction of Atlanta"s African American community.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-391).

    StatementElaine Brown
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6534.A7 B76 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination391 p. :
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751758M
    ISBN 100807009741
    ISBN 109780807009741
    LC Control Number2001037943
    OCLC/WorldCa47716371

    The Michael Lewis Legal Defense Committee, headed by former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown, author of The Condemnation of Little B, continues the struggle to free him. Join former Black Panther Party member Angela Davis and sign the Petition to release Michael Lewis, “Little B,” from solitary confinement! Elaine Brown, former Black Panther chairwoman and founder of Mothers Advocating Juvenile Justice draws from her activist roots in her book The Condemnation of Little B to challenge the trial and prosecution of year-old “Little B”. Michael “Little B” Lewis was arrested and sentenced to life in for allegedly shooting and murdering.

      She has written a book called 'The Condemnation of Little B' which goes into the details of the night Darrell Woods was murdered, the lack of representation for Michael, the suppressed evidence in support of Michael's innocence, the deals behind close doors between the State and the drug dealers present at the scene of the crime whose unrelated. Little B was convicted long before he came to court, and effectively sentenced years before, when the 'safety net' allowed him to slip silently down. Brown cites studies and cases from all over America that reveal how much more likely youth of color are to be convicted of crimes and to serve long-even life-sentences, and how deeply the new.

    Synonyms for condemnation at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for condemnation. Michael Lewis, also known as “Little B,” was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 14 for a murder that Brown believes he did not commit. Brown would eventually write a non-fiction novel, The Condemnation of Little B, that analyzes the prosecution of Lewis as part of the greater problem of the increased imprisonment of black youth.


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Little B was convicted long before he came to court, and effectively sentenced years before, when the 'safety net' allowed him to slip silently down. Brown cites studies and cases from all over America that reveal how much more likely youth of color are to be convicted of crimes and to serve long-even life-sentences, and how deeply the new.

One Response to “Elaine Brown dissects Michael Lewis trial in “The Condemnation of Little B”” rick smith on June 14th, pm This is one of the best books written,reminding(or informing)us of the racist policies and laws passed during the Clinton administration that set back any progress made during he civil rights period.