Death Penalty

The U.S. Supreme court ordered a new hearing from Black Texas prison inmate Duane Buck, siding with his claims about human rights violations after jurors were told that "he was more likely to be dangerous in the future because he is black."

The government plans to execute a former Black soldier. It would be the first military execution since 1961.

Global Grind has exclusively obtained the poignant letter that McGriff sent to the President, seeking clemency for his alleged crimes.

Roof attended Tuesday's hearing sitting "impassively" in front of the victims' families, journalists and spectators, the Times reports. He faces 33 counts, including hate crimes.

Out of the 33 federal charges against Roof, the accusation that he violated the prayer group's right to freely practice religion will weigh heavy when considering the death penalty.

Oklahoma has executed 112 inmates since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.

A Texas death row inmate has battled to get an appeal of his sentence over an expert witness who said Black people are dangerous. His problem is that his own lawyer retained the expert.

Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.

The proposal outlines strategies for reducing student debt and for cutting interest rates on student loans.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three (including an 8-year-old boy) and injured over 250 people.…

Parts of Baltimore have been in despair for decades, however this week’s riots may have set the area back. Yesterday, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly shared…