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George Stinney Trial

George Stinney: How the Tragic Death of One Black Teen Shares Similarities to So Many Others

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.06.2015 | Black Voices
Ian Reifowitz

Three hours was the duration of the entire trial. The jury required all of ten minutes to convict and sentence George Stinney to die, and the state of South Carolina electrocuted him less than three months after his arrest.

Black Teen Executed In 1944 May Get New Trial

Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Supporters of a 14-year-old black boy executed in 1944 for killing two white girls are asking a South Carolina judge to take t...