Texas Journey for Jubilee Justice

Every 50 years is considered a Jubilee Year.  It is a time for compassion, a time to forgive debt and offer leniency to the imprisoned.  The year 2000 is especially such a year.


ACLU Suit Click the link at left for the 28-Sep-00 ACLU media advisory on the Tulia law suit
Click the thumbnail at left to see photos from events in Austin on 29-Sep-00.
Click the thumbnail at left to see photo in the 30-Sep-00 issue of the Dallas Morning News.
< /td> For special messages from Kevin Zeese with the Texas Journey for Jubilee Justice, please click:
  Day 0 -- The Eve of the Journey for Justice in Texas, First U.U. Church, Houston, 21-Sep-00
  Day 1 -- The Journey Begins, Detention Center & Tranquility Park, Houston, 22-Sep-00
  Day 2 -- The Journey for Justice Takes Huntsville, Goree, Wallace & Holliday Units, 23-Sep-00
  Day 3 -- The Journey for Justice Takes a Federal Prison for Women in Bryan, 24-Sep-00
  Day 4 -- The Journey for Justice Educates A&M, 25-Sep-00
  Day 5 -- Journeyers Face Cops and Death in Navasota and Hempstead, 26-Sep-00
  Day 6 -- A Nighttime Encounter; A Day in the Countryside in Brenham & Giddings, 27-Sep-00
  Day 7 -- The Final Leg to Austin from Giddings, 28-Sep-00
  Day 8 -- Smoking Out Gore, the Journey Concludes in Austin, 29-Sep-00
Inmate Letter Click the link at left to read Kevin Zeese's letter from a Texas prison inmate who saw the Journey
20 to 29 Sep 00 Click date at left for the associated Media Advisory from DPFT
22 & 23 Sep 00
28 & 29 Sep 00
Click thumbnail at left for ad for March & Rally on 22 Sep 00
Join the Journey Click the link at left to see how easily you could have joined the Journey and been a part of history
Schedule Click the link at left for schedule of events along the Journey
Newsletter Article Click the link at left for Al Robison's article about the journey in the latest issue of the DPFT Newsletter


To read full text of articles below, click on the abbreviation under "Article Links".

Date Type


30 Sep 00 News Sheriff Sued Over '99 Drug Bust -- Suit Accuses Swisher County, Officials of False Arrest [click here for newpaper photo] DMN
30 Sep 00 News ACLU:  Tulia bust racially motivated AAS
30 Sep 00 News Protest spotlights `racist' Tulia drug sweep in Panhandle FWST
30 Sep 00 News ACLU files lawsuit in Tulia drug cases AGN
30 Sep 00 News Tulia drug-bust critics make Capitol case LAJ
29 Sep 00 News ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Massive Drug Bust in Tulia AP
29 Sep 00 News Panhandle Residents Angered Over Drug Bust Taking Protest to Austin AP
28 Sep 00 News Tulia Drug-Bust Critics Taking Journey For Justice LAJ
26 Sep 00 News Hemp Activists Demonstrate At Olsen Field [riddled with errors as can be expected of Aggies, but press coverage nonetheless] A&M
25 Sep 00 News Vigil protests jailings -- "My son is in a federal prison in California for gardening" BCSE
23 Sep 00 News Medicinal marijuana users march -- Prisoners of the drug war HC
22 Sep 00 Column Thom Marshall:  "The drug war turns courtroom drama into theater of the absurd." HC
15 Sep 00 Column Thom Marshall's follow-up column to one on 13 Sep 00. HC
13 Sep 00 Column Thom Marshall specifically mentions Al Robison and the Drug Policy Forum of Texas.  Exceptionally great column! HC
*Article Links Medium City Frequency
AAS Austin American-Statesman Austin, TX Daily
AGN Amarillo Globe-News Amarillo, TX Daily
A&M The Battalion (Texas A&M University) College Station, TX Daily
AP Associated Press New York, NY Continuous
BCSE Bryan-College Station Eagle Bryan, TX Daily
DMN Dallas Morning News Dallas, TX Daily
FWST Fort Worth Star-Telegram Fort Worth, TX Daily
HC Houston Chronicle (Hearst) Houston, TX Daily
LAJ Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Lubbock, TX Daily

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