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Texas Executes Another Black Man Despite Questions About Lethal Drug

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AFRICANGLOBE - Officials in Texas executed a convicted murderer on Wednesday evening, despite arguments raised by the man’s counsel concerning the drug used to kill him. Willie Trottie, 45, was executed in a Huntsville, TX, prison chamber on Wednesday for...

‘Mentally Disabled’ Death-Row Inmate Granted Third Stay of Execution

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AFRICANGLOBE - A judge dramatically stayed a Georgia inmate's scheduled execution for a third time on Monday, after attorneys raised questions involving the state's supply of execution drugs. Lawyers for Warren Lee Hill, 52, have long argued that he is 'mentally disabled' and therefore shouldn't be executed.

Warren Lee Hill’s Future Uncertain Despite Stay of Execution

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AFRICANGLOBE - Though his life was spared Tuesday night when a court stepped in to grant a temporary stay of execution, Warren Lee Hill still faces the imminent possibility of lethal injection 30 days from now. Just 30 minutes before Hill’s scheduled 7 p.m. execution on Tuesday, the federal 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a delay...

Georgia Supreme Court Stops the Execution of Warren Lee Hill

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AFRICANGLOBE - The Georgia Supreme Court unanimously decided to stay the execution of Warren Lee Hill just two hours before he was to be put to death. But the court was not ruling on whether Hill should be executed because he is mentally retarded...

Texas Debuts New Drug for Killing Black People

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The state of Texas executed death row prisoner Yokamon Laneal Hearn on Wednesday, utilizing a new one-drug lethal injection protocol. Hearn, 33, was pronounced...

Troy Davis Murdered in American Custody

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The murder of Troy Davis in Georgia amid overwhelming evidence that he might have been innocent was greeted by protesters outside the prison with tears, prayers and a pledge to continue the fight against the death penalty.

Georgia Parole Board Meets to Decide the Fate of Troy Davis

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Atlanta, Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis, whose pending execution has attracted worldwide opposition, is set to be killed by lethal injection on Wednesday. A Georgia parole board meeting today is his last hope of clemency.
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