The decision by a St. Louis County grand jury to not return an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson in the homicide of Michael Brown is a continuous indictment on a criminal system that...Read more.
National Conference of Black Lawyers Blog
The National Conference of Black Lawyers Condemns the FBI’s Continued Attacks on Activist Assata Shakur
The National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) condemns the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s recent placement of activist Assata Shakur on its Most Wanted Terrorists list, and its increase of the reward for her capture...Read more.
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.
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.