I had begun writing the song, Death Row, in September 2011. The week that I had started to write it, Troy Davis was executed in Georgia after almost 20 years on death row. I was struck by the horrific nature of his sentencing. I believe that the death penalty is wrong in all circumstances, but Troy Davis's case was particularly chilling. Show More Summary
Indiana has secured an impressive recruiting class for next season. Six new players will join IU's team. Noah Vonleh, Troy Williams, Collin Hartman, Stanford Robinson, Luke Fischer and Devin Davis Jr. will soon be sporting cream and crimson and will display their talents in Assembly Hall. Show More Summary
According to Derrick "Fight The Power" Boazman of WAOK Atlanta - the story of the White mother in Brunswick Georgia does not smell right. "This is how they framed Troy Davis. You know that the police are rousting up any Black man that they can find right now. Show More Summary
Troy State and West Alabama held a joint pro day on Monday, where some 30 players worked out for 16 NFL teams
Today’s Courier Herald Column: In September 2011 the execution of Troy Davis for killing police officer Mark McPhail of Savannah created national and international headlines. Those opposing the death penalty claimed there were witnesses who had recanted. There were stories of jurors who had second thoughts. It was widely reported – incorrectly – that there [...]
Amnesty activist Scott Langley uses photography to document the truth about the death penalty. His photos capture the profound emotional truths about the death penalty and galvanize opposition to it.
With an opinion yesterday from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, ACLU client Max Soffar moves a step closer to an unjust execution. And, little more than one year after the execution of Troy Davis, our system moves closer to another...Show More Summary
One year ago on Friday, death-row inmate Troy Davis was executed at 11:08 p.m. in Jackson, Ga. The weeks leading up to his execution were filled with protests at home and overseas condemning his death sentence and injustices within the prison system. Show More Summary
Two years ago, both Troy and I were in prison for murder, even though the case against both of us had fallen completely apart. One year ago, I had been set free, and Troy had been put to death.
Democracy Now We speak with three people who joined us for our special live broadcast on the night Troy Davis was executed in Jackson, Georgia, including his sister, Kimberly Davis. "This is a tough time both for me and my family, but...Show More Summary
One year later, tell us how the Troy Davis case impacted you. And learn 6 things you can do now to keep up the fight.
(The Root) -- The crushing image of a sobbing Elijah West captured the collective sorrow of people across the globe a year ago when word spread that a Georgia Parole Board had denied clemency for his cousin Troy Davis. The photograph...Show More Summary
(Special to The Root) -- A year ago, on Sept. 21, the state of Georgia killed my uncle. Before Troy Davis' name buzzed all over the news and was known around the world, I called him "Uncle Troy." I was born in 1994, after he went on death row. Show More Summary
One year after the execution of Troy Davis, what have we learned about the US justice system, especially the problematic application of the death penalty?
Monday, a “special master” in St. Louis begins review of the case of Reggie Clemons to determine if his trial was fair and his death sentence is just. Reggie Clemons is on Missouri’s death row for murders he did not commit. When Troy...Show More Summary
As If you didn't need more reasons why the US death penalty system is insane.
One year ago Troy Davis' execution warrant was issued. The ensuing wave of terror such a warrant can trigger is played out again and again in the US.
On the reality show Cake Boss‘ transphobic bullshit. How ’bout that: The Republican jobs bill won’t actually create jobs, say economists. Georgia is set to execute first man since Troy Davis…and he’s disabled. House Republicans have tabled efforts to repeal Obamacare’s contraception coverage at least for the time being. Great piece by my EBONY colleague [...]
(in the context of my attempt to find the proper spelling of "camouflage" I found...........)The "Street Pirate Sponsored Executions" never seem to rile up the "Anti-Death Penalty Forces" into action. They understand the folly of holding...Show More Summary