Legalized Lynchings: Kevin Johnson, Davel Chinn, & The Uneven Toll of Death Row on Black People
In her first opinion since being elected to the Supreme Court, Justice Ketanji Brown opposed the execution of death row inmate Davel Chinn. Weeks later, Kevin Johnson was executed.
The first death row case I remember, and the one many across the U.S. would mark as the start of their involvement with death row activism - is the case of Rodney Reed.
Convicted by an all-white jury in 1998 for the rape and murder of a white woman, Rodney Reed, a Black man, has maintained his innocence for o…
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