Syracuse University

News Coverage

Stories from the Kids of Birmingham 1963
http://kidsinbirmingham1963.org/?p=693#more-693

NPR story featuring Paula Johnson (May 18, 2013)
http://www.npr.org/2013/05/18/184936625/turning-up-the-heat-on-civil-rights-era-cold-cases

YNN
http://centralny.ynn.com/content/news/central_new_york/696456/group-gathers-for-church-bombing-anniversary/

WSYR-TV
http://www.9wsyr.com/news/local/story/Syracuse-University-commemorates-50th-anniversary/nUl2BE8qZ0i230s8kXtOVg.cspx

CNY Central
http://www.cnycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=947069#.UjbjwRbZl94

Daily Orange
http://www.dailyorange.com/2013/09/community-reflects-on-50th-anniversary-of-birmingham-bombing/

SU law professors, students revisit cold cases from civil rights era in Five Cities Project

Paula Johnson being interviewed as an expert

Brooks Holds Re-Enactment

9th annual Moore's Ford Bridge Lynching reenactment takes place on Saturday

WTOK Clip

When Cold Cases Stay Cold

The CCJI was consulted heavily for background on this story
http://www.npr.org/2013/05/03/172594513/justice-in-the-segregated-south-a-new-look-at-an-old-killing

Roman Ducksworth Family Claims Department Of Justice Overlooked Evidence In 1962 Killing
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/08/roman-ducksworth-death_n_2762916.html?1362754590

When Lawyers and Journalists Share Common Cause
http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/reports/article/102661/When-Lawyers-and-Journalists-Share-Common-Cause.aspx

Feds Vow to Solve Frank Morris Murder
http://www.concordiasentinel.com/news.php?=5892

Investigation Sheds Light on Morris Case (Editorial)
http://www.concordiasentinel.com/news.phh?id=5895

Grand Jury Convenes To Investigate 1964 Cold Case – This NPR report doesn’t mention CCJI, but does provide more in depth discussion of the grand jury process re the Morris case.
http://www.npr.org/2011/02/15/133659641/grand-jury-convenes-to-investigate-1964-cold-case

Also, the Daily Orange did a nice feature on CCJI and focused on the students’ involvement:
http://www.dailyorange.com/feature/out-of-the-cold-law-students-find-answers-to-unsolved-civil-rights-era-killings

"Scant Progress in Effort on Old Racial Killings"
The New York Times
Aug. 24, 2010

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/weallbe/2010/07/22/tha-artivist-presentswe-all-be-radio

64th Anniversary Commemoration and 6th Reenactment of the Lynchings at the Moore's Ford Bridge, Monroe, Georgia 

CCJI Applauds Settlement Reached in Civil Lawsuit brought by Surviving Family Members of Charles Edward Moore and Henry Hezekiah Dee, Who Were Killed by Klan Members in May 1964, in Mississippi.

CCJI Statement on Settlement Reached in Dee and Moore vs. Franklin County Civil Lawsuit
Professor Burnham's interview with Michele Norris of National Public Radio 

46th Annual Mississippi Civil Rights Martyrs Memorial Service and Conference and Caravan for Justice, June 19-20. For more information click here.

Families that lost loved ones to Civil Rights Era murders gather in one location for the first time in Atlanta in April 2010:

"Families of Civil Rights Era murder victims come together for SU Cold Case Justice Initiative event in Atlanta"
SU News Services
April 25, 2010

"Never Too Late for Justice"
CNN
April 26, 2010

"Fear Lingers in Civil Rights Era Deaths"
FOX 5/Atlanta
April 24, 2010

"Fear lingers for some years after civil rights era"
The Seattle Times
April 24, 2010

"Relatives of victims of civil rights era violence meet in Atlanta"
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 23, 2010

"Families of those slain during civil rights movement meet in Atlanta"
The Anniston Star
April 24, 2010

"Civil 'Cold Cases' Focus of Atlanta Forum"
WABE Radio broadcast
April 26, 2010

NBC Atlanta news video

CBS Atlanta news video

FBI Plans to Close Cold Cases:

"Civil rights-era killings yield secrets to FBI probe"
The Washington Post
February 28, 2010

CCJI Directors' Letter to Editor
Washington Post
March 10, 2010

“FBI shuts down Civil Rights Era Investigations”
The Root
March 10, 2010

CCJI press release on 5th Circuit Reversal Conviction of James Seale

Miscellaneous News Coverage:

letter from selma

Concordia Sentinal updates

Cold Case Justice
Syracuse University Magazine
Fall 2008

Justice Deserved
New Orleans Times Picayune
November 3, 2007

Edgar Ray Killen Says God Will Get You
hungryblues,net
March 1,  2010

New clues sought in 'diabolical' 1964 slaying
CNN
July 17,  2008