byon Dec 14, 2011 5:07PM
North Carolina's governor vetoed a bill that would have repealed a law that allows death-row inmates to appeal their sentences based on statistical proof of racial bias.
byon Dec 12, 2011 10:34AM
On the heels of mounting losses in his family, the brave 17-year-old publishes an obituary remembering his uncle for the wisdom and love he showed others while in prison.
byon Dec 6, 2011 10:02AM
Troy Davis's sister, Martina Davis-Correia, lost her battle with cancer last week. She always considered their twin fight for life intertwined. "Twin struggles," she said. "Twin souls." Jen Marlowe remembers Martina's courage and love.
byon Sep 30, 2011 10:05AM
Thousands of young, black men and women in the South are declaring "I am Troy Davis" as if their lives depend on it. And they do. The fight against systemic racism in the justice system may have finally exploded out of the courts and into the community.
byon Sep 29, 2011 4:46PM
The retired judge says that his 1977 vote to reinstate the Texas death penalty isn't something he's proud of.
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Troy Davis's execution is an outrage, but it's a bracingly typical one. Here's a detailed look at how race shapes who ends up on death row and with life sentences in the U.S.
byon Sep 22, 2011 2:00PM
The historian and author spent seven hours outside of the prison where Troy Davis was executed last night. Here, he describes the mood of the crowd, the police reaction and he weighs in on why Obama didn't step in.
byon Sep 22, 2011 9:40AM
As the world watched, hundreds gathered outside the prison where Troy Davis was killed last night. They prayed for a more humane and equitable criminal justice system. Now that Davis is slain, the question is how to make that reform real.
byon Sep 21, 2011 11:13PM
Tonight, we mourn not only Davis's life, but all of those lives that have been destroyed and taken in the name of a criminally unjust system of law and order.
byon Sep 21, 2011 9:27AM
As Georgia prepares to kill Troy Davis tonight, he and his family fight on for justice. "The struggle for justice doesn't end with me," he tells his supporters. "This struggle is for all the Troy Davis's who came before me and all the ones who will come after me."