Troy Davis

Until the day Troy Davis was executed, his nephew, Antone De’Jaun Correia visited him every other week from the day he was born. RELATED: Pa. Man Fakes Mom’s Obituary To Get Time Off Of Work This past week The Guardian published an obituary for Davis written by his nephew. The Guardian reports: What Troy did for […]

Americans and their ever changing stance on capital punishment is prophetically described with an executed man’s words:”The struggle for justice doesn’t end with me. This struggle is for all the Troy Davises who came before me, and all the ones who will come after me!”

Should the United States of America abolish capital punishment for the sake of TRUE democracy? Killing is a crime for all citizens, is the government sending the wrong message to the people? This discussion primarily centers on the tragic passing of Dominique Frazier (BSU student) and Troy Davis. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERACTIVE […]

According to the Huffington Post, a Black blogger and radio host is claiming that sources close to him informed him that White House officials made numerous calls to Georgia government officials to find out if the president can halt the Troy Davis execution. The blogger claims that his source informed him that the White House […]

Filmmaker Michael Moore is calling for an economic boycott of Georgia over last week’s execution of Troy Anthony Davis. Also read: How Do You Feel About The Execution Of Troy Davis? “I encourage everyone I know to never travel to Georgia, never buy anything made in Georgia, [and] to never do business in Georgia,” Moore […]

Capital Punishment: Should it be Called Legalized Murder? By Dina Estelle Williams Many are rethinking their feelings about capital punishment after the execution of Troy Davis, who despite substantial doubt; worldwide protests; recanted eyewitnesses stories; and absence of DNA evidence, was lethally injected on September 21, 2011. Davis maintained his innocence until his death. Although […]

A law signed by former president Bill Clinton called the “Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996,” reduced new trials for convicted criminals and sped up their sentences by restricting a federal court’s ability to judge whether a state court had correctly interpreted the U.S. Constitution.” The law has been cited as one of […]

As I stood in the courtyard of Jackson State Prison in Georgia yesterday holding a prayer vigil for Troy Anthony Davis, I, like so many others held out hope for some sort of miracle. In the exact location where I joined Troy’s mother in 2008 when we received such a miracle 90 minutes before his […]

The outpouring of support and grief for Troy Davis was visible across tv screens and the web in the last few weeks. But what was also visible though not as much on the surface, were the commenters glad to see an arguably innocent man be executed. Buzzfeed compiled a list of 15 of the most […]

From KYSDC Howard University students took to the streets to protest the execution of Troy Davis last night. 13 people including a professor were arrested in total. Read more here The students were told to move from the front of the White House to Lafayette Square. They refused to move and were then arrested. One […]