Thursday, February 2, 2023

Social Justice

Pervis Payne’s death penalty sentence officially removed

By FOX13Memphis.com News Staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Pervis Payne is officially no longer on death row. The motion was made during the formal hearing which was...

Kevin Strickland freed after judge vacates conviction in 1978 triple murders

A judge on Tuesday granted Jackson County prosecutors’ motion to exonerate Kevin Strickland in a 1978 triple murder and ordered his immediate release, confirming...

After Rittenhouse’s Trial renewed focus on the case of a 17-year-old who killed her abuser

DEEPA SHIVARAM | NPR In the aftermath of Kyle Rittenhouse's acquittal in Kenosha, Wis., last week, advocates are turning back to the case of Chrystul Kizer, who...

Attorneys deliver closing arguments in the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery.

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Devon M. Sayers and Alta Spells, CNN Travis McMichael’s attorney painted Satilla Shores, where McMichael killed Ahmaud Arbery last year, as stricken with...

Indiana Black Man Charged In His Own ‘Attempted Lynching’ Launched a GoFundMe to Raise Funds. Now a Judge Is Blocking His Access to a...

Niara Savage | Atlanta Black Star An Indiana judge ruled last week that a Black man criminally charged in connection with a racially motivated July 2020...

Four Black men accused of rape are granted ‘full justice’ 72 years later

Erik OrtizMon In the summer of 1949, a 17-year-old lodged an accusation that would thrust the rural Florida community of Groveland into decadeslong turmoil: The white...

Tamir Rice’s Mother Believes the U.S. ‘Needs to Be Overthrown’ Following Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

Samaria Rice’s son, Tamir, was killed for playing with a toy gun. The mother of Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot for possessing a toy gun,...

Racist Graffiti Sprayed On North Carolina Mural Honoring Black People Killed By Law Enforcement

(Photo: abc11.com) A mural in Raleigh, North Carolina, near Shaw University, has been defaced with racist messages. The mural was created to honor the lives...

Civil Rights Pioneer Claudette Colvin Asks Court To Expunge Her 1955 Arrest

(Photo by Julie Bennett/Getty Images) An unsung hero of the civil rights movement filed legal documents at a court in Montgomery, Ala. on Tuesday (Oct....

Grand jury indicts 2 law enforcement officers for felony murder in Jamarion Robinson case

By Donesha Aldridge (11Alive) EAST POINT, Ga. — 11Alive has confirmed that a grand jury has decided to return an eight-count indictment in the 2016...

Pervis Payne’s death penalty sentence officially removed

By FOX13Memphis.com News Staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Pervis Payne is officially no longer on death row. The motion was made during the formal hearing which was...

Kevin Strickland freed after judge vacates conviction in 1978 triple murders

A judge on Tuesday granted Jackson County prosecutors’ motion to exonerate Kevin Strickland in a 1978 triple murder and ordered his immediate release, confirming...

After Rittenhouse’s Trial renewed focus on the case of a 17-year-old who killed her abuser

DEEPA SHIVARAM | NPR In the aftermath of Kyle Rittenhouse's acquittal in Kenosha, Wis., last week, advocates are turning back to the case of Chrystul Kizer, who...

Attorneys deliver closing arguments in the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery.

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Devon M. Sayers and Alta Spells, CNN Travis McMichael’s attorney painted Satilla Shores, where McMichael killed Ahmaud Arbery last year, as stricken with...

Indiana Black Man Charged In His Own ‘Attempted Lynching’ Launched a GoFundMe to Raise Funds. Now a Judge Is Blocking His Access to a...

Niara Savage | Atlanta Black Star An Indiana judge ruled last week that a Black man criminally charged in connection with a racially motivated July 2020...

Four Black men accused of rape are granted ‘full justice’ 72 years later

Erik OrtizMon In the summer of 1949, a 17-year-old lodged an accusation that would thrust the rural Florida community of Groveland into decadeslong turmoil: The white...

Tamir Rice’s Mother Believes the U.S. ‘Needs to Be Overthrown’ Following Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

Samaria Rice’s son, Tamir, was killed for playing with a toy gun. The mother of Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot for possessing a toy gun,...

Racist Graffiti Sprayed On North Carolina Mural Honoring Black People Killed By Law Enforcement

(Photo: abc11.com) A mural in Raleigh, North Carolina, near Shaw University, has been defaced with racist messages. The mural was created to honor the lives...

Civil Rights Pioneer Claudette Colvin Asks Court To Expunge Her 1955 Arrest

(Photo by Julie Bennett/Getty Images) An unsung hero of the civil rights movement filed legal documents at a court in Montgomery, Ala. on Tuesday (Oct....

Grand jury indicts 2 law enforcement officers for felony murder in Jamarion Robinson case

By Donesha Aldridge (11Alive) EAST POINT, Ga. — 11Alive has confirmed that a grand jury has decided to return an eight-count indictment in the 2016...
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