Jen Marlowe

Ramarley Graham, wearing a black T-shirt, holds his little brother wearing a bow tie, his brother Chinnor Campbell, behind their grandmother Patricia Hartley, who is wearing a plaid shirt

1 Teen, 6 Cops, 1 Bullet and 5 Years of a Black Family Screaming for Justice

In a just world, Ramarley Graham would be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, New York City police followed him home from a bodega, kicked in his door and killed him in front of his grandmother and little brother. We go inside his family’s five-year battle for some form of police accountability.

A Sister Who Fought for Her Brother's Life, While Clinging to Her Own

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.

Troy Davis's Legacy: A New, Deeply Personal Movement

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.

A Circle of Prayer for Troy Davis--and the Country That Would Kill Him

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.”

Georgia Plans to Kill Troy Davis Next Week. Can It Still Be Stopped?

The answer remains unclear. But the state clemency board is being bombarded with letters requesting it pay attention to deeply troubling evidence suggesting Davis’s innocence.

Dispatch from Death Row: Saving Troy Davis With a Family's Love

While human rights advocates work furiously to stop the execution of man they say is innocent, he’s been focused on raising his sister’s son into a proud young man.