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Why the Execution of a White Supremacist Murderer Matters Too

Ty Alper | Posted 11.25.2011 | Crime
Ty Alper

We are a society that locks people into cages for decades, then selects a tiny handful to pull out in the middle of the night and kill. That's who we are. And the horror of that is what sickens me, even more than the fact that Troy Davis might have been innocent.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up: September 18-24

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.24.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Science and religion, Bourgeois Buddhists, Unemployment and God, Troy Davis, and asking Is That All there Is?.. It has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

Troy Davis And Lawrence Brewer: The Burden of Care

Rev. J.C. Austin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion
Rev. J.C. Austin

He didn't say we didn't care about capital punishment. He didn't say we didn't care about the state killing "anyone." He said we didn't care about Lawrence Brewer. And, the truth is, he's right.

White Supremacist Executed For Infamous Murder

AP | By MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- White supremacist gang member Lawrence Russell Brewer was executed Wednesday evening for the infamous dragging death slaying of J...

We Are All Eyewitnesses

Mary Mapes | Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime
Mary Mapes

Our system, too often, is as fundamentally unfair as we are -- as cruel as any one person can be, as riddled with hypocrisy, confusion and mistakes. Tonight, as prayers are delivered and hopes are dashed, we should resolve to finally do something about our addiction to execution.

Trymaine Lee

Troy Davis And Lawrence Brewer, A Tale Of Two Executions | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices

Two men sitting on Death Row are scheduled to die tonight, both by lethal injection, and both in two of the most racially charged cases in recent memo...