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Pursuing Justice For All continues a string of Pulitzer worthy columns by the New York Times columnist. Let me give you a taste of this column. After writing about Stinney's having to sit on a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 07:04 PM PST with 27 Recommends
George Stinney's mugshots. Normally, I don't put a news excerpt from The New York Times in Night Owls, but I'm making an exception tonight to ensure that ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 08:00 PM PST with 93 Recommends
COLUMBIA, S.C. — More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 06:19 PM PST with 126 Recommends
On George Stinney's death certificate, there exists one powerful word: homicide . Stinney was 14 when he was killed by the state of South Carolina for two murders that he may or may not have ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 08:55 PM PST with 45 Recommends
by davidseth
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Sep 27, 2011 at 03:05 PM PDT with 20 Recommends