Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: Death Row

Citing Risk of Executing the Wrongly Accused,...

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) made headlines last week after signing an executive order imposing a moratorium on the state's death penalty. Citing wrongful convictions, the Democratic...

Warren G Talks New Documentary, Step Brother...

On April 28, 1994 Warren G released the song “Regulate” for the “Above the Rim” soundtrack, and it would later be on his debut...

How Prosecutors are Making Intellectually-Disabled African-Americans on...

IQ tests have long been plagued by claims of cultural and racial bias. Critics from a wide range of arenas, including academia, psychology, psychiatry...

Washington State Lawmakers Say Death Penalty Not...

A group of bipartisan lawmakers in Washington state on Monday, Jan. 16, announced plans to introduce new legislation that would abolish the death penalty...

Caddo Parish Elects Black DA, But He...

Residents of Caddo Parish in Louisiana are hoping the election of James Stewart, who won the race for district attorney last November, will slow...

Texas State Bar Sets New Precedent with...

The Texas State Bar has stripped a former district attorney of his law license for sending an innocent Black man to death row. The Guardian...

10 States That Have Exonerated the Most...

From 1989 to Dec. 31, 2014, the National Registry of Exonerations tallied 1,578 exonerations in the United States, an obscene number. Black people have been...

Report: Mumia Abu-Jamal May Be In a...

Famed writer and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal may be in a coma after being rushed from his prison cell to a Pennsylvania hospital on Monday to...

6 Facts That Show Racism Is Executed...

The Numbers Blacks make up around 14 percent of the population but more than 41 percent of those on death row. Whites make up 44...

Race Matters: Duane Buck Sentenced to Death...

There have been new calls to get killer Duane Buck off death row after psychologist told jury he was "more violent because he was...