6 Supreme Court Cases That Could Murder the Future of Black People

It is ironic, that after the execution  of Troy Davis in Georgia on Sept. 21, the United States Supreme Court returns to the bench to address a number of issues, most of which deal with the criminal justice system. This may be the first time in a while such a docket has presented itself in […]

Troy Davis Murdered While White Prisoner in Georgia Spared From Death

Troy Davis was murdered by lethal injection, while a white man who admitted to murder was spared from death by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. According to reports, Samuel David Crow was scheduled to be executed on May 22, 2008, in Jackson, Ga. However, three hours after Crowe had his last meal and […]

Troy Davis Death Penalty. Steps to Prevent Future Wrongful Executions

““Whoever sheds human blood, by humans shall their blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made mankind.” Genesis 9:6 Now that we have the Heavenly Father’s take on the death penalty, the state-sponsored murder of Troy Davis is indisputable evidence of the devalued life of a black man and woman in […]

Russell Simmons, Big Boi, Diddy, Lupe Fiasco React to Troy Davis’ Execution

Death row inmate Troy Davis’s years-long battle for freedom and justice came to a heartbreaking end when he was executed by the State of Georgia at 11:08 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Sept 21. Following days of nation-wide protests supported by Davis’s family members and friends as well as stars supporting the cause to save Davis, […]

Lupe Fiasco Shines With Generation Lasers Tour: Addresses Troy Davis Case

During the release of his latest album L.A.S.E.R.S, Lupe Fiasco made headlines for his controversial remarks aimed at his record label, Atlantic Records. Lupe argued that label heads forced him to rap over music that he didn’t choose. After the bickering and disagreements, Lupe was rewarded with his first number 1 album on Billboard. Lupe continues […]

Twitter Conspirators Remove Troy Davis Hashtag From Trending Topics

The Troy Davis case stands as one of the top news stories of 2011. However, the  name Troy Davis  was nonexistent as a trending topic on Twitter on the day before his scheduled execution. The website singleblackmale.org reported  a quote by rapper Big Boi which said,  #TroyDavis was the #2 trending topic in ATL 5 […]

Troy Davis Denied Clemency; Execution Date Set in Stone

Troy Davis, who was convicted of the 1989 murder of Savannah police officer Mark Allen MacPhail, has been denied clemency, despite support from high profile leaders such as Jimmy Carter, Pope Benedict XVI, former FBI Director William Sessions, former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher and Larry Thompson, and the former deputy U.S. attorney […]