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Troy Davis | Troy Davis

aberjhani's picture
Sep.21.2012
Mosaic poster of executed Savannah native Troy Anthony Davis. (Courtesy of NAACP)  From the time he was first placed on trial for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark Allen MacPhail in 1989 until his death by execution one year ago, September 21, 2011, more questions than answers...
mansa-gills's picture
Nov.01.2011
We’ve all heard the often used cliche “knowledge is power.” When we are aware and conscious of what’s going on in the world, we are able to formulate opinions and plans of action for change. Knowledge hasn’t always been shared; historically those with power and control have opted to keep facts and...
edie-meidav's picture
Oct.11.2011
  The Death of Choice               You look at them on the screen, these two avatars: one a woman who helped spearhead Amnesty International's nearly successful campaign to halt the recent execution of Troy Davis and the other a...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Sep.22.2011
Last night, the state of Georgia put to death a 42 year old man, Troy Davis, who was sentenced to die for the 1989 murder of an off-duty police officer. Troy Davis was 20 years old in 1989. The forensic evidence directly linking Davis to the murder was conspicuously absent. Innocence Project...
molly-secours's picture
Sep.22.2011
  Ironically, I am supposed to be writing a shooting script for a music video called "Two Kings" about Martin Luther King and Elvis and the revolutions they both inspired.  Instead, I cannot stop thinking about Troy Davis' state sponsored killing last evening: death by lethal injection...
bob-mustin's picture
Sep.22.2011
  I've just finished editing a novel of mine that's gone out of print (editing in this case is almost like writing the story anew; I've learned more about the craft, and markets and readers have changed). It's something of a mystery, a family seeking justice in the death of a child. There's an...
aberjhani's picture
Sep.22.2011
After many people had made their peace with the idea of Georgia death-row inmate Troy Anthony Davis’ life ending at 7 p.m. on September 21, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Courts just after 7 p.m. issued a call for a “temporary delay” of his death, but then again at 10:20 said it would not block the...
aberjhani's picture
Mar.30.2011
Having attempted to obtain his freedom for more than twenty years, Georgia death-row inmate Troy Anthony Davis may have lost his final chance when on March 28, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it would neither review Davis's requested appeal itself nor order the Federal Appeals Court in...