Thursday, April 5, 2007

Seattle Urban League Urges Cold Case Investitgation

Edwin Pratt, the director of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, was shot to death in 1969. Many believed that his killing was the work of white racists, but the crime was never solved. Now the current president of the Urban League, James Kelly, is urging the FBI to reopen the case. News: Southern Strategy, Seattle Weekly, April 4, 2007.

(See FBI investigation suspicious civil rights era deaths, Jurist, Feb. 28, 2007.)

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