Tag Archives: troy davis

  • #BlackTwitter’s the New Social Justice Force for Black Folks

    Mar 11, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *”Scandal,” George Zimmerman‘s murder verdict, smartest (black) women on Twitter, fast-tailed girls and now the Michael Dunn murder trial all have one thing in common — they were powerful trends of Black Twitter that garnered mainstream attention! Black Twitter has been the driving viral force behind some of the greatest social media triumphs and struggles […]

  • Martina Davis, Sister of Troy Davis, Dies from Cancer

    Dec 2, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via ajc.com) – Martina Davis Correia, older sister of Troy Davis, who was executed in September for killing a police officer, died Thursday, according to media reports. Correia, 44, had been fighting cancer. She stood by her brother, who maintained his innocence in the death of off-duty Savannah police officer Mark Allen MacPhail in 1989. […]

  • Cornel West to Herman Cain: ‘Get Off the…Crack Pipe’ (Video)

    Oct 12, 11 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *During an interview on CNN, Princeton professor Cornel West and TV host Tavis Smiley blasted GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain for his recent claim that racism is not a big factor in African-American unemployment. West urged him “to get off the symbolic crack pipe.” As reported, Cain said that racism is not a factor in […]

  • Post Troy Davis Execution, Christians Question Death Penalty

    Oct 7, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *The American Spectator says that Georgia’s recent execution of convicted police-killer Troy Davis activated many religious death penalty opponents. But there was significant dissent from the claims that Christianity uniformly opposes capital punishment. The 16 million Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest Protestant communion, specifically affirms it. And its most prominent theologian defended it amid the […]

  • EUR Guest Commentary: Europeans and America Outraged About Execution of Troy Davis

    Oct 4, 11 by GLOBAL AUTHOR Leave a comment

    *The execution of Troy Davis has sent shockwaves throughout the nation, and has caused worldwide protests in America and Europe. Mr. Davis’ execution is a heartbreaking reminder that injustice, hatred and discrimination prevails, and is spreading like an uncontrollable wildfire that is taking the lives of innocent victims around the world. Internationally renowned author, columnist […]

  • Thousands Attend Funeral for Troy Davis

    Oct 1, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Thousands of people packed a church in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday for the funeral of Troy Davis, who was executed for the murder of a police officer in a case that drew world attention because of claims by his advocates that he was innocent. The rousing service at Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah reflected a […]