Study Estimates 4% of Death Row Inmates Should Be Exonerated

For First Time In Florida’s History, A White Man Was Executed For Killing A Black Person

by Zahara Hill   Aug 25, 2017

Mark Asay will become the first White man in Florida to be executed for murdering a Black person according to the Associated Press. Read More

Aramis Ayala

Noose Sent to Fla. State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s Office

by #teamEBONY   Apr 20, 2017

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a noose mailed to Orange-Osceola State Attorney, Aramis Ayala, Orlando Weekly reports. Chief Investigator, Eric Edwards, contacted... Read More


In Brief: Raiders Going to Vegas, Sessions Warns on ‘Sanctuary Cities’

by #teamEBONY   Mar 27, 2017

Las Vegas Gets an NFL Team The Raiders, a team synonymous with the Oakland, Calif., except for a 13-year run in Los Angeles, will be... Read More

Aramis Ayala

Fla. State Employee Resigns After ‘Hang From a Tree’ Jab at Prosecutor

by #teamEBONY   Mar 23, 2017

A week after a Florida prosecutor announced her refusal to pursue the death penalty in first-degree murder cases, a court employee in that state... Read More

Aramis Ayala

Fla. Prosecutor Says She Won’t Pursue Death Penalty in Murder Cases

by #teamEBONY   Mar 16, 2017

A Florida prosecutor says she will not seek the death penalty in first-degree murder cases, which brought immediate criticism from law enforcement officials in... Read More


Why I’m Not Cheering Dylan Roof’s Death Sentence

by George Johnson   Jan 11, 2017

I was sitting at my desk when I saw the headline flash across the computer screen: “Verdict in Charleston Church Case.” A rush of... Read More


SC Prosecutor Wants First Trial for Charleston Shooter

by #teamEBONY   Jun 29, 2016

On Tuesday, a public protest over who goes first in Charleston shooter Dylann Roof's upcoming death penalty trials broke out in a South Carolina... Read More


Federal Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Charleston Shooter

by #teamEBONY   May 24, 2016

The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a... Read More

Dylann Roof

Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty

by #teamEBONY   Sep 04, 2015

The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside... Read More

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Racist Death Penalty Case to be Reviewed by Supreme Court

by Slate   May 28, 2015

The prosecutors seeking to send Timothy Tyrone Foster to death row went about their job in a curious manner. During jury selection, they highlighted... Read More