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March 22, 2000 | From the Washington Post
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, now accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in Atlanta last Thursday--left an Alabama courthouse under armed guard Tuesday and declared defiantly: "It's a government conspiracy, man."
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March 14, 2002 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black-power activist formerly known as H. Rap Brown, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for killing a deputy sheriff who tried to serve him a warrant two years ago. Al-Amin, 58, a Muslim cleric who in recent years led programs to combat drugs and poverty in his West End neighborhood, showed no emotion when the punishment was read. Later he turned and greeted family members in the courtroom with a quick wave and a smile.
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March 23, 2000 |
FBI officials in Atlanta said that a high-powered assault rifle found in the Alabama woods where Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin was captured this week could be the weapon that was used to kill a sheriff's deputy in Atlanta. The rifle, a .223-caliber Ruger, was found near the site where U.S. marshals cornered Al-Amin, 56, formerly known as H. Rap Brown, a 1960s Black Panther leader.
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March 10, 2002 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black-power activist known as H. Rap Brown, was convicted of murder Saturday in Atlanta in the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy two years ago. Al-Amin, 58, who changed his name when he converted to Islam while in prison for robbery in the 1970s, was found guilty of 13 counts, including murder, aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
NEWS
March 19, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Admirers may be hiding Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s Black Panther activist wanted for allegedly killing one sheriff's deputy and wounding another, authorities in Atlanta said. The 56-year-old former black militant once known as H. Rap Brown has eluded authorities since Thursday night. The FBI has joined the national manhunt, issuing a federal fugitive warrant for his arrest. Capt.
NEWS
March 30, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Officials in Montgomery, Ala., agreed to extradite Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin to Georgia in the slaying of a deputy in Atlanta. Al-Amin, a 1960s black militant known as H. Rap Brown, would be returned to Georgia under the extradition paperwork signed by aides to Gov. Donald Siegelman. Al-Amin's attorneys have said they will oppose extradition and questioned the validity of the papers.
NEWS
March 9, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Jurors in Atlanta began deliberations in the trial of Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin--the former radical once known as H. Rap Brown--who is accused of killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another. In closing statements, the defense argued that someone else shot the two Fulton County deputies March 16, 2000, and that the people who know what happened--including Al-Amin--aren't talking.
NEWS
April 22, 2000 | Associated Press
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black militant formerly known as H. Rap Brown, returned to Atlanta on Friday to face charges he killed an Atlanta sheriff's deputy. He was being held in the Cobb County Jail in Marietta. Al-Amin, 56, is accused of fatally shooting Ricky Kinchen and wounding Deputy Aldranon English. The two officers were trying to arrest Al-Amin at his grocery store when the shooting occurred March 16.
NEWS
March 29, 2000
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black militant once known as H. Rap Brown, was indicted on murder and aggravated assault charges Tuesday in the March 16 shootings of two sheriff's deputies who were trying to arrest him. A Fulton County grand jury indicted Al-Amin on 13 counts, said Dist. Atty. Paul Howard. He said he hopes the indictment will clear the way for Al-Amin, who was arrested last week in Alabama, to be returned to Georgia in two to four weeks.
NEWS
March 18, 2000 | EDITH STANLEY and MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Police on Friday launched an intensive manhunt for the fiery black activist known in the 1960s as H. Rap Brown, after he allegedly killed one sheriff's deputy and wounded another as they tried to arrest him. Atlanta police said that Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, as the former Black Panther now is called, also might have been wounded in the shootout Thursday night near a community grocery store that he runs in this city's West End.
NEWS
March 9, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Jurors in Atlanta began deliberations in the trial of Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin--the former radical once known as H. Rap Brown--who is accused of killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another. In closing statements, the defense argued that someone else shot the two Fulton County deputies March 16, 2000, and that the people who know what happened--including Al-Amin--aren't talking.
NEWS
April 22, 2000 | Associated Press
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black militant formerly known as H. Rap Brown, returned to Atlanta on Friday to face charges he killed an Atlanta sheriff's deputy. He was being held in the Cobb County Jail in Marietta. Al-Amin, 56, is accused of fatally shooting Ricky Kinchen and wounding Deputy Aldranon English. The two officers were trying to arrest Al-Amin at his grocery store when the shooting occurred March 16.
NEWS
March 30, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Officials in Montgomery, Ala., agreed to extradite Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin to Georgia in the slaying of a deputy in Atlanta. Al-Amin, a 1960s black militant known as H. Rap Brown, would be returned to Georgia under the extradition paperwork signed by aides to Gov. Donald Siegelman. Al-Amin's attorneys have said they will oppose extradition and questioned the validity of the papers.
NEWS
March 29, 2000
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black militant once known as H. Rap Brown, was indicted on murder and aggravated assault charges Tuesday in the March 16 shootings of two sheriff's deputies who were trying to arrest him. A Fulton County grand jury indicted Al-Amin on 13 counts, said Dist. Atty. Paul Howard. He said he hopes the indictment will clear the way for Al-Amin, who was arrested last week in Alabama, to be returned to Georgia in two to four weeks.
NEWS
March 23, 2000 |
FBI officials in Atlanta said that a high-powered assault rifle found in the Alabama woods where Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin was captured this week could be the weapon that was used to kill a sheriff's deputy in Atlanta. The rifle, a .223-caliber Ruger, was found near the site where U.S. marshals cornered Al-Amin, 56, formerly known as H. Rap Brown, a 1960s Black Panther leader.
NEWS
March 22, 2000 | From the Washington Post
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, now accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in Atlanta last Thursday--left an Alabama courthouse under armed guard Tuesday and declared defiantly: "It's a government conspiracy, man."
NEWS
March 14, 2002 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black-power activist formerly known as H. Rap Brown, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for killing a deputy sheriff who tried to serve him a warrant two years ago. Al-Amin, 58, a Muslim cleric who in recent years led programs to combat drugs and poverty in his West End neighborhood, showed no emotion when the punishment was read. Later he turned and greeted family members in the courtroom with a quick wave and a smile.
NEWS
March 10, 2002 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s black-power activist known as H. Rap Brown, was convicted of murder Saturday in Atlanta in the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy two years ago. Al-Amin, 58, who changed his name when he converted to Islam while in prison for robbery in the 1970s, was found guilty of 13 counts, including murder, aggravated assault on a police officer, obstruction and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
NEWS
March 19, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Admirers may be hiding Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the 1960s Black Panther activist wanted for allegedly killing one sheriff's deputy and wounding another, authorities in Atlanta said. The 56-year-old former black militant once known as H. Rap Brown has eluded authorities since Thursday night. The FBI has joined the national manhunt, issuing a federal fugitive warrant for his arrest. Capt.
NEWS
March 18, 2000 | EDITH STANLEY and MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Police on Friday launched an intensive manhunt for the fiery black activist known in the 1960s as H. Rap Brown, after he allegedly killed one sheriff's deputy and wounded another as they tried to arrest him. Atlanta police said that Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, as the former Black Panther now is called, also might have been wounded in the shootout Thursday night near a community grocery store that he runs in this city's West End.
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