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Nellie McKay Sings Out For Troy Davis

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Singer, songwriter, actress, activist and all around delightful talent Nellie McKay has just released a haunting video to bring attention to the case of Troy Davis. Davis is on death row and faces his fourth execution date on September 21, despite a mountain of evidence that certainly raises enough reasonable doubt to stop the ultimate, irrevocable act of capital punishment.

His case has roused attention around the world, with calls of clemency for Troy Davis from Pope Benedict, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former FBI head William Sessions, former President Jimmy Carter and many others. Now McKay is adding her lovely voice with a video that's filled with facts and information along with her typically marvelous performance.

At the end of the video, McKay urges people to take action by going to the websites Color Of Change and Amnesty USA.