This is Troy Davis. He was charged for the murder or police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989 and executed in 2011. Davis maintained his innocence…
The past week has been an emotional and challenging one, as people across the world have mobilized to get the word out regarding the pending…
After a very controversial execution, Troy Davis has been laid to rest on Saturday (October 1st) in Savannah, GA at Jonesville Baptist Church. Over 1,000 attended his funeral, and there his death is still felt to be unjustified by many. Among the attendees were NAACP National President Ben Jealous, comedian and activist Dick Gregory and […]
In a recent Your Black World survey, the majority of African American respondents (56.9 percent) believe that President Barack Obama should have spoken on behalf of Troy Davis before his execution last week. Davis was put to death after a pile of questionable evidence emerged over the years showing that there is a very good chance that he […]
Our partner site Newsone.com has published a letter from Troy Davis that he wrote before he was tragically executed after global protests of his sentence. Read the letter HERE.
Troy Davis was executed last night (September 22nd) in Jackson, Georgia for being convicted of killing a police officer, and several celebrities reacted strongly via Twitter. His case received international attention after an informer’s testimony that helped convict him turned out to be false, and several witnesses recanted. Davis was supposed to die by lethal […]
The past week has been an emotional and challenging one, as people across the world have mobilized to get the word out regarding the pending execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis in the face of serious doubts about his guilt in a 1989 murder. As we speak, protesters are at the White House letting the […]