As we continue our Human Rights agenda, we pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who would have celebrated his 82nd birthday on January 15th. Dr. King gave his life fighting for human...Read more.
Author: NCBL retreat committee
National Conference of Black Lawyers invoking the spirit of El Haj Malik Shabazz, calls for the release of all political prisoners in the United States
Malcolm X (El Haj Malik Shabazz), was a human rights activist. He was a target of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Program (Cointelpro) which carried out illegal surveillance of him and his family. He spoke passionately...Read more.
In the Spirit of Harriet Tubman and Ida B. Wells, the National Conference of Black Lawyers Calls on the United States, the State and Federal governments, to Release All Political Prisoners
Hugo Pinell (Dahariki), born March 10, 1945 was incarcerated in 1964, when he was 19 years old. In the 1960s and 1970 he joined with Black Panther George Jackson to bring attention to the...Read more.
The National Conference of Black Lawyers Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continuing the Call for the Release of all Political Prisoners
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights leader and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace was murdered on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee because of his leadership in demanding human rights, including...Read more.
The National Conference of Black Lawyers Calling forRelease of All Political Prisoners in the United States Paying Tribute El Hajj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X)
El Hajj Malik Shabazz, known best as Malcolm X, was born May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. While imprisoned early in his life he embraced the Nation of Islam and committed himself to a...Read more.
National Conference of Black Lawyers, in the Spirit of Medgar Evers and Walter Rodney, Continues to Call for Release of all Political Prisoners
Medgar Evers was born in Decatur, Mississippi. He was the State Field Secretary for the NAACP and was a primary organizer in Mississippi against the violations of human rights under “Jim Crow.” He was...Read more.