This undated photo provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History shows George Stinney, Jr., the youngest person ever executed in South Carolina, in 1944. The teenager was executed just 84 days after two white girls were killed in the tiny mill town of Alcolu, S.C., according to newspaper accounts. (AP Photo/South Carolina Department of Archives and History)

George Stinney cleared

theGRIO REPORT - On June 16, 1944, 14-year-old George Stinney, Jr. became the youngest person executed in the United States in the past century. Wednesday, a South Carolina judge vacated Stinney's conviction, which essentially clears his name. Stinney was convicted of murdering two white girls in Alcolu, South Carolina...