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Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones has had his sentence commuted to life in prison without the possibility of parole after the nation came together to petition on his behalf.

Despite all of the racial tension happening in America these days — history is still being made, slowly but surely. For the first time in Florida’s modern history, a White person will be executed for killing a Black person. The Miami Herald reports that 53-year-old Mark James Asay is scheduled to die by lethal injection […]

Dylann Roof, the White supremacist who shot and killed nine Black churchgoers in a hate crime at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina in 2015, has been condemned to death by a federal jury.

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

Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.

Suspected Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has been indicted twice on charges and now could face the death penalty in both cases

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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. “After all of the carnage and fear and terror that he has caused, the right decision is clear,” a federal prosecutor, Steven Mellin, said in his closing argument. “The only […]

Old-school Philadelphia rapper Cool C, real name Christopher Douglass Roney, was set to be executed today. However Cool C, best known for his 1988 hits “I Gotta Habit” and “Glamorous Life,” was saved by an emergency stay of execution courtesy of Judge L. Felipe Restrepo. This was the second time Cool C has been granted a stay; he was […]

This week marks the beginning of the Boston Marathon bombing trial, as a court decides on a potential jury to decide if the surviving suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is guilty for his role in the tragic 2013 incident that killed three and left hundreds of people injured. A total of 18 people will be chosen out of more than 1,200 for 12 […]