This is Troy Davis. He was charged for the murder or police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989 and executed in 2011. Davis maintained his innocence…

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 […]

The sister of late death row inmate, Troy Davis, has died of cancer, the NAACP has confirmed yesterday.

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!”

(VIA ATLANTA — After the Georgia Parole Board refused to grant a pardon for Troy Davis this past Thursday, they spared the life of a convicted killer and changed his sentence to life in prison hours before his scheduled execution. Samuel David Crowe was convicted of beating a store owner to death in 1988 […]

Georgia inmate Troy Davis has been executed for the killing of an off-duty police officer in a case that has drawn worldwide support over his claims of innocence. Courts consistently ruled against him, however, and the officer’s family says they finally have justice after 22 years. Davis was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday. He […]

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executed Troy Davis on Wednesday night for the murder of an off-duty police officer, a crime he denied committing right to the end as supporters around the world mourned and declared that an innocent man was put to death. Defiant to the end, he told relatives of Mark MacPhail that […]

Below is a letter from Troy Davis who is scheduled to be executed tonight in the state of Georgia in one of the most controversial death penalty cases of the century. Here is the letter: I want to thank all of you for your efforts and dedication to Human Rights and Human Kindness, in the […]

Cynthia Tucker has an op-ed on The Grio in which she speculates that Troy Davis is not only a victim of racism, but of class discrimination as well. Tucker argues that class and not race was the critical factor in Troy Davis’s conviction and execution, and that if Davis was a middle class African American, […]

On his MSNBC show last night, Reverend Al Sharpton called the decision to execute Troy Davis “a bleak day for anyone who cares about justice in this country.” Sharpton will be leading a march in Atlanta today to protest the execution. Risky? Troy Davis Willing To Take Polygraph To Prove Innocence Troy Davis’ Lawyers To […]