Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) (1943–)

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American Muslim organizations call for Justice Department investigation of Muslim leader's arrest
Council on American Islamic Relations, press release, 28 August 1995. The American Muslim organizations are concerned over the arrest of Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. The manner of his arrest for aggravated assault and the events that have transpired since the arrest indicate that there is apparently much more to this incident than has been revealed so far. Several questions about the handling of this case.
Police Seek Ex-Militant In Slaying
By Peter Slevin, Washington Post, 18 March 2000. Police were searching Atlanta neighborhoods yesterday for Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin—better known as 1960s black militant H. Rap Brown—after he allegedly shot and killed a sheriff's deputy who tried to arrest him on a theft charge.
Police To Widen Search for Former SNCC Leader. Authorities claim friends of Al-Amin may be harboring him
Pan-African News Wire, 18 March 2000. Al-Amin associates and residents of the local community in Atlanta where he served as a religous leader and operator of a local grocery store, have expressed extreme doubts about the police claims involving the veteran activist
An Appeal to the Atlanta City Government regarding ‘H. Rap Brown’ and the Current Crisis
From African People's Socialist Party, 18 March 2000. Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown, is currently being put on trial by the media and city government of Atlanta, Georgia, for his political beliefs, actions and for his continuing legacy as a defender of black rights and dignity.
Al-Amin Calls Slaying Case A ‘Government Conspiracy’
By Peter Slevin, Washington Post, Wednesday 22 March 2000. Handcuffed, shackled and in the deepest trouble of his life, Islamic community leader Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin—the former 1960s black militant H. Rap Brown accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in Atlanta last Thursday—left an Alabama courthouse under armed guard today and declared defiantly: It's a government conspiracy, man.
Black Panther Party long victimized by campaign of lies
By Elaine Brown, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 25 March 2000. As former chairman of the Black Panther Party, Elaine Brown is alarmed that the party, defunct now for more than a decade, continues to be bastardized in the American press and by law enforcement. Worse, now the party's name is resurrected to denigrate and condemn one of our finest brothers, the former H. Rap Brown.
Police account raises more questions than answers: Former Black Panther: ‘I'm innocent of shooting charges’
By Dianne Mathiowetz, Workers World, 30 March 2000. At an appearance in Federal Court on March 21, Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin—formerly known as H. Rap Brown—declared that he is innocent of the charges that he killed a sheriff and wounded a second deputy in Fulton County, Ga., on March 16.
Trial of US Black leader former H. Rap Brown promises to be controversial
Radio Havana Cuba—News Update, 08 January 2002. In the US, a former black militant who renounced violence and became a Muslim cleric is due to face trial this week in a murder case that according to some observers will highlight the racial and religious divisions in American society.