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Troy Davis Georgia

Troy Davis's Sister Dies Of Cancer At 44

Posted 12.02.2011 | Black Voices

Martina Davis-Correia, the older sister of death row inmate Troy Davis and one of his most dogged supporters, has died, according to the NAACP. She wa...

Troy Davis' Backers Seek Next Steps After Execution

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — Minutes before he was put to death, Troy Davis asked his supporters to "continue to fight this fight" – but will they, and how? ...

An Open Letter to the State of Georgia

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

As a native of Georgia, Decatur to be specific, I mourn for us. We've taken some steps back in our progression; there's a silent, suffocating fear that is hovering over our state.

Troy Davis' Attorneys To Issue Late Appeal Before Scheduled Execution

Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

By GREG BLUESTEIN, The Associated Press ATLANTA -- With less than half a day left to live, Troy Davis faced execution Wednesday despite a furious c...

Death Row Inmate Denied Clemency Despite Doubts Of Guilt

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — Yet another appeal denied, Troy Davis was left with little to do Tuesday but wait to be executed for a murder he insists he did not co...

Stop the Execution of Troy Davis

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 11.13.2011 | Crime
Rev. Al Sharpton

Troy Davis has exhausted all of his appeals and without clemency or some other drastic action, he will be executed next week. An entire case based on witness testimony that has now fallen apart requires immediate action.