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July 26, 1988
Attorneys for four men arrested during a demonstration against an avowed racist in Glendale are contending that their clients were unfairly singled out for arrest. At the request of Leonard Weinglass and three other defense attorneys, Glendale Municipal Judge Barbara Lee Burke on Monday postponed a discovery hearing so that she can first view an 81-minute Police Department videotape of the near-riot at the Glendale Holiday Inn on Nov. 22.
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April 28, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
J.B. Stoner, 81, an unrepentant white supremacist and anti-Semite convicted in the civil rights-era bombing of a black church, died Saturday at a nursing home in La Fayette, Ga., of complications from pneumonia. A Georgia native, Stoner was 18 when he revived a dormant chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga, Tenn. He headed the Christian Anti-Jewish Party a few years later. Stoner was a suspect in the 1958 bombing of the Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 1987
A request by white supremacist J.B. Stoner to use a Los Angeles County meeting hall for a Valentine's Day rally was rebuffed Friday by Supervisor Mike Antonovich, who called Stoner a purveyor of "racial and religious hatred." Antonovich, who had received a letter from Stoner, rejected his request that the "Crusade Against Corruption," a white separatist group, be allowed to hold a Feb. 14 meeting in the downtown Hall of Administration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1988
Attorneys for four men arrested during a demonstration against an avowed racist in Glendale are contending that their clients were unfairly singled out for arrest. At the request of Leonard Weinglass and three other defense attorneys, Glendale Municipal Judge Barbara Lee Burke on Monday postponed a discovery hearing so that she can first view an 81-minute Police Department videotape of the near-riot at the Glendale Holiday Inn on Nov. 22.
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April 28, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
J.B. Stoner, 81, an unrepentant white supremacist and anti-Semite convicted in the civil rights-era bombing of a black church, died Saturday at a nursing home in La Fayette, Ga., of complications from pneumonia. A Georgia native, Stoner was 18 when he revived a dormant chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga, Tenn. He headed the Christian Anti-Jewish Party a few years later. Stoner was a suspect in the 1958 bombing of the Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.
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January 17, 1985 | Associated Press
The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday upheld white supremacist J. B. Stoner's conviction and 10-year prison sentence in the 1958 bombing of a black church in Birmingham.
NEWS
January 7, 1988
A member of a left-wing Los Angeles political organization pleaded not guilty this week to a misdemeanor charge of assault that allegedly occurred during a near-riot in Glendale prompted by a white supremacist meeting. Jose Hernandez, 33, of Los Angeles entered his plea before Glendale Municipal Judge Barbara Burke. Hernandez was arrested after allegedly throwing a soda can outside the Glendale Holiday Inn during a Nov.
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November 5, 1986
A self-proclaimed white supremacist convicted in 1980 of bombing a predominantly black church during the civil rights battles of the 1950s goes free today after serving 3 1/2 years of a 10-year prison term, officials said. J.B. Stoner, 62, was convicted of setting off a dynamite charge in 1958 that destroyed the Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. No one was injured in the blast. The case lay dormant for almost 20 years before former Atty. Gen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1987
Supervisor Mike Antonovich sent a telegram Thursday to the manager of the Glendale Holiday Inn, urging her to cancel reservations by a white supremacist group for a Sunday afternoon reception. "The Holiday Inn should never extend its hospitality to hatemongers who seek to pit race against race and American against American," Antonovich said in his telegram to hotel manager Pat Duncan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1988
National Jewish Defense League Chairman Irving D. Rubin filed suit Tuesday against a Glendale police lieutenant and the Glendale Holiday Inn, alleging that his civil rights were violated during a near-riot at the hotel last Nov. 22 sparked by a meeting featuring avowed white supremacist J. B. Stoner. In the action filed in Glendale Municipal Court, which seeks unspecified damages, Rubin and his press consultant, Jan B. Tucker, contend that Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 1987
A request by white supremacist J.B. Stoner to use a Los Angeles County meeting hall for a Valentine's Day rally was rebuffed Friday by Supervisor Mike Antonovich, who called Stoner a purveyor of "racial and religious hatred." Antonovich, who had received a letter from Stoner, rejected his request that the "Crusade Against Corruption," a white separatist group, be allowed to hold a Feb. 14 meeting in the downtown Hall of Administration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1987
A deputy public defender based at the San Fernando Courthouse was arrested at a demonstration against a white supremacist who was leading a meeting inside the Glendale Holiday Inn. John Michael Lee, 41, a nine-year veteran of the Los Angeles County public defender's office, was arrested on suspicion of failure to disperse during the Sunday demonstration against white supremacist J.B. Stoner. No charge had been filed against Lee, who is scheduled to be arraigned in Glendale Municipal Court Dec.
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