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Rev. Edward Pinkney The Latest Black Leader Targeted For Political Prosecution

AFRICANGLOBE - Rev. Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor, Michigan is a long-time community organizer who has led resistance in this predominantly African-American community to a government subservient to the Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool corporation. Benton Harbor is among the Michigan cities, including Detroit, where democratic self-governance has been replaced by “emergency financial management”.

Rev. Edward Pinkney Sentenced To Two-And-A-Half To Ten Years

AFRICANGLOBE - Berrien County Judge Sterling Schrock sentenced the leader of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization, Rev. Edward Pinkney, to 30-120 months in prison based on five felony counts of forgery by an all-white jury.

The Legacy Of Racism And National Oppression In Michigan

AFRICANGLOBE - An all-White jury in St. Joseph, Michigan has found Rev. Edward Pinkney guilty of five felony counts of forgery stemming from a recall campaign against Mayor James Hightower of Benton Harbor earlier this year.

Rev. Pinkney Convicted, Threatened With Life In Prison

AFRICANGLOBE - Rev. Edward Pinkney, the 66-year-old community activist who has battled for decades on behalf of the mostly Black population of Benton Harbor, Michigan, was this week convicted on five counts of forging the dates of some signatures on a petition to recall the town’s mayor.

Rev. Pinkney Remains Under House Arrest In Benton Harbor

AFRICANGLOBE - After winning national support during 2007-2009 in efforts to fight trumped-up charges for alleged election irregularities, Rev. Edward Pinkney has once again been indicted for his tireless work to make public officials in Benton Harbor, Michigan accountable to the people. Rev. Pinkney was placed under house arrest after he turned himself in to the local authorities in late April.
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