Troy Davis

Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – The LA riots helped change the way Americans talk about race, kicking off a two decade-long dialogue that has taken the nation into the Obama presidency and the era of Trayvon Martin…
/ April 27, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – By making any public statements about the ongoing investigation the White House could derail the efforts of the family to seek justice for their son…
/ March 21, 2012
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
MSNBC – The number of death sentences imposed in the U.S. has taken an ‘historic drop’…
/ December 15, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – Mumia Abu-Jamal and Troy Davis faced different outcomes, but both cases speak to the issues of doubt and possible innocence…
/ December 8, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Martina Davis-Correia, the sister of late cause celebre death row inmate Troy Davis, has died, NAACP senior communications associate Derek Turner confirmed…
/ December 2, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPORT – A face to the wronged and falsely accused is how activists describe the fuel for the firestorm of awareness that ensued before Davis execution…
/ October 17, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Sixty-one percent of Americans approve of using the death penalty for persons convicted of murder, down from 64 percent last year…
/ October 14, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – New faces, even those whose prior music and/or positions are a welcome addition..
/ October 13, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPORT – Lowery was encased within the civil right movement’s inner circle, fighting alongside so many others who were cut down in their prime, but at the ripe age of 90 he’s among the few left to see the fruit of the labor…
/ October 10, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEWS ONE – After a long day of emotional goodbyes, Troy Davis knelt in his prison cell and began to pray 15 minutes before he was scheduled to die…
/ October 6, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – For 20 years Troy Davis said they had the wrong man…
/ October 3, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO REPORT – ‘Many have spoken of Troy Davis as a symbol. He wasn’t a symbol. He was the soul of something more profound,’ said Attorney Jason Ewart…
/ October 2, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Friends and supporters of Troy Davis, the convicted murderer who was executed in Georgia last week despite emotional pleas for his life, remembered him Friday night as a gentle man who faced his execution with grace and dignity…
/ October 1, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Reports claim the police offered George Junius Stinney ice cream if he confessed – leading to him being the youngest person ever executed.
/ September 28, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Davis’ execution outraged hundreds of thousands of people who said they feared an innocent man was being put to death…
/ September 27, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
HUFFINGTON POST – A group of six former wardens and correctional officials pleading for clemency and suggesting that prison staffers be allowed to refuse to take part in the death process…
/ September 26, 2011
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Fifteen hours after Troy Davis was executed, two men walked out of a North Carolina prison after being exonerated of a murder they had pleaded guilty to committing more than 10 years ago…
/ September 23, 2011