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The Vendetta Against Black Men -- In These Times

The Vendetta Against Black Men -- In These Times: "Despite the rise of Sen. Barack Obama, black men remain in the bull’s-eye of governmental repression and police brutality.

The government is currently re-trying six black men who have already faced two hung juries in a case accusing them of planning to blow up both the Sears Tower in Chicago and the Miami FBI headquarters.

Known as the “Liberty City 7,” after the low-income Miami neighborhood in which they lived, the seven arrested men could soon become domestic casualties in the war on terror. (In December, the jury acquitted one of the men but then deadlocked on the remaining six. On April 16, a second trial also ended with a hung jury.)"

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