The Civil Rights Leader Would Be 93 Years Old This Year

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the pre-eminent civil rights advocate of the 20th century, was gunned down by an assassin 39 years into his extraordinary life. This January 15, 2022, Dr. King would have been 93 years old. …

Judge Admonishes Lawyer Sheffield for Dissing Court Rulings

In day three of testimony, fireworks was the order of the day during the McMichaels and Bryan trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Special Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski started the day with a strong presentation of evidence. …

State Fights Off Another Mistrial Challenge

There is little doubt that should the trial of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William Bryan end in a conviction for all or any one of the defendants, this case will be appealed.

Before opening statements, Kevin Gough representing Bryan, moved for a mistrial…

Motions to Exclude Evidence Took Up Most of Second Day of Testimony

Senior Cobb County Prosecutor Linda Dunikoski spent most of day two of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery trial arguing with defense attorneys. The defense sparred with Dunikoski over the admission of a statement made by Greg McMichael to…

Bridging the Gap From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter

In 1967, Rev. Hosea Williams, a trusted aide of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., introduced his 21-year-old protégé, Tyrone Brooks, to Dr. King, hoping to get King’s approval to hire the young man whom Williams was grooming for civil rights work. King told Williams that he did not do…

15th Annual Event Brings Out Black Baseball Moms In Support of Their Sons

On this mid-July weekend, a beautiful ocean blue sky with a couple of white puffy clouds, painted, perhaps by the almighty, a fleeting summer breeze cooled the sun’s rays that beamed down on Black teenage baseball players…

H. Michael Harvey

Harvey is Living Now Book Awards 2020 Bronze Medalist for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Available at haroldmichaelharvey.com

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