"To howl about the verdict without acknowledging that, by all accounts, the system worked, even if not to the favor of many of us, is bad"
The flight of Africans into the highlands of Veracruz provided the foundation for a famous rebellion led by escaped African slave, Gaspar Yanga, in Mexico in 1571
"The jury sent a message that there are some things that could have been done differently"
"If the Judicial Council truly wanted to lower the bail schedules, it could ask the courts to do it tomorrow, at no cost"
Spaniards, African slaves, and indigenous Indians in Colonial Mexico forged a unique ethnic blend known as 'Black Mexico'