…I’m sure this won’t get many “likes” because it is a horrible thing they did to this child so long ago. The racism in this country hasn’t gotten much better and that is the horrible piece of knowledge we need to recognize. As these things get into the news more and more hopefully it will begin to change. But it takes people sharing this knowledge. Sadly there was another person who stood by and watched this boy be murdered and sadly, it was probably a white man who did it letting the racism take hold as white people probably cheered that they got rid of another black kid. This needed to be posted here to remind us how cruel we can be to other people on many levels. People who don’t believe our faith. People who want to decide abortions for others. People who spread hate because of sexual preference. It’s nauseating.
Youngest person executed in US cleared of murder – 70 years after his death
George Stinney Jr was just 14 when he was sentenced to death for killing two young girls, but a judge said his confession was coerced
A teenage boy convicted of murdering two young girls has been exonerated – 70 years after he was executed for the crime.
George Stinney Jr was just 14 when he was sentenced to death over the killing of two white girls, aged 11 and seven.
He became the youngest person in the 20th Century to be executed in the US.
But 70 years on a US judge in South Carolina has thrown out the black teen’s conviction on the basis he was wronged by the justice system.
The ruling has been welcomed by Stinney Jr’s family and civil…
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