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Troy Davis Clemency

John Rudolf

LISTEN: Georgia Releases Audio of Troy Davis' Last Words

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

The Georgia Department of Corrections this week released an audio recording of the last words of Troy Davis, executed on Sept. 21 for the murder of Ma...

Trymaine Lee

White House Denies Claim That President Obama Made Last-Minute Call To Save Troy Davis

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.27.2011 | Black Voices

A radio host and blogger who claimed that President Barack Obama made a last-ditch effort to save Death Row inmate Troy Davis on the eve of his execut...

Mercy, Mercy Me

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

I'm not going to discuss the case, the evidence, the flawed judicial system, or the blatant disregard of human life. Not today. Today, I'll take a different perspective to explore the root of why things went so terribly wrong. The concept is simple: grace and mercy.

Troy Davis' Truth and Our Justice System

Kit Gallant | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Kit Gallant

As a people, it is time to grow out of the sanctimonious morality that thinks "only blood pays for blood."

The Power To Choose Life

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Troy Davis issued a statement this morning saying, "I will not stop fighting until I've taken my last breath." What Troy knows is that all of us still have the power to choose life.

John Rudolf

Troy Davis Execution Approaches As Calls For Clemency Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.01.2011 | Crime

Jason Cherkis contributed reporting for this article. JACKSON, Ga. -- Behind razor wire and thick concrete walls, Troy Davis spent what may be his ...

Troy Davis, Texas and the Ultimate Justice

J.D. Bell | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices
J.D. Bell

It would be understandable if the thousands who have rallied behind Troy Davis in recent weeks felt betrayed by their government and helpless in the face of unrelenting bloodlust. This feels something like Texas Justice.

Clemency Denied for Troy Davis -- Urgent Action Needed

James Clark | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
James Clark

After a day-long hearing Monday in Atlanta, the Georgia State Board of Pardons of Paroles yesterday denied clemency to Troy Anthony Davis, in the fa...

Troy Anthony Davis And Georgia's Plan To Commit An Irreversible Sin

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Despite that a preponderance of doubt still attends the Troy Anthony Davis death sentence, it looks like the state of Georgia will strap him to a table tomorrow and end his life.

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...

Unbelievable That Troy Davis Is Set To Die At 7PM Tonight!

Russell Simmons | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

A man, a black American man, Troy Davis, is about to be killed in Georgia tonight even though there is reasonable doubt about his guilt.

A Day Of Shame For The State Of Georgia And The Justice System

Bianca Jagger | Posted 11.20.2011 | Crime
Bianca Jagger

Troy Davis' execution would only serve to complete the cycle of violence. By reconsidering their decision, the Board of Pardons and Paroles would demonstrate Georgia's commitment to upholding the law, and the principles of fairness and justice.

Why Are We Killing Troy Davis?

Kevin Powell | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Kevin Powell

We are a nation of an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life. Spiraling so far out of control that we are going to execute someone who may actually be innocent tomorrow.

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...

Swell Of Clergy Rallies Around Ga. Death Row Inmate

Posted 11.13.2011 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service (RNS) In a last-minute bid to stop a Sept. 21 execution in Georgia, religious leaders have rallied i...