Fears of A Black American: Response to the Execution of Troy Davis

Not even a day after the execution of Troy Davis and my fears are realized once again. I am going to take a very personal approach to this topic, so please beware.As a Black American woman, I have to live with many fears & truths about living in this country. America is a great country but it has its' flaws and history (including yesterday) shows that. Couple that with living in the South, and my fears are multiplied....more

Update: Troy Davis Executed 4 Hours After Original Schedule

Editor's update: Amy Goodman at Democracy Now reports that Troy Davis was executed at 11:08PM Eastern Time, after the the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay the execution for Troy Davis about a half an hour earlier. #RIPTroyDavis was the top trending topic on Twitter following the announcement that the stay had been denied....more
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