White Convicted Too
February 6, 1909
Joseph White, a black man, manages to avoid verdict by appealing for a new trial.
Joseph White, colored, who was tried at the same time, and on the same charge, was given a like sentence Rev. Tartte and White both appealed from the Police Justice’s sentence of six months in jail, and the verdicts tonight were upon this appeal. Counsel for Rev. Tartte and White made a motion for a new trial, which was set for hearing by Judge Mullen on Saturday, February 6.
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“White Convicted Too,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed April 18, 2019, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/1862.