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White supremacist executed after gruesome 1998 dragging death of black man

white supremacist executed after gruesome 1998 dragging death of black man
An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the grotesque hate crimes in U.S. historical past used to be finished Wednesday in Texas for the dragging demise of a black guy. John William King, who used to..
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White supremacist who lynched black man in Texas executed

A white supremacist convicted of killing James Byrd Jr in 1998 by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck in one of the most notorious U.S. hate…
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Dragging death killer executed in Texas [Video]Dragging death killer executed in Texas

A white supremacist convicted of killing James Byrd Jr. in 1998 by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck in one of the most notorious hate crimes in modern times is scheduled to be executed..

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Man Who Killed James Byrd In 1998 Executed Wednesday [Video]Man Who Killed James Byrd In 1998 Executed Wednesday

John William King kept his eyes closed as witnesses arrived in the death chamber and never turned his head toward relatives of his victim. Asked by Warden Bill Lewis if he had a final statement, King..

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Kingpin In Dragging Murder Of James Byrd Jr. To Be Executed [Video]Kingpin In Dragging Murder Of James Byrd Jr. To Be Executed

More than 20 years after one of the most gruesome hate crimes in recent U.S. history happened in East Texas, the man who prosecutors proved orchestrated the murder is set to be executed. John William..

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Dragging death killer executed in Texas

A white supremacist convicted of killing James Byrd Jr. in 1998 by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck in one of the most notorious hate crimes in modern times is scheduled to be executed..
Bangkok Post - Published

John William King executed in James Byrd Jr.'s death

Breaking Information Emails Get breaking information indicators and particular reviews. The scoop and tales that topic, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 25, 2019, 12:24 AM UTC / Up to..
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Texas executes white supremacist who dragged black man to death

James Byrd Jr., who was chained to the back of a truck and dragged for nearly 3 miles along a secluded road
CBS News - Published

Texas Executes White Supremacist for 1998 Dragging Death of James Byrd Jr.

John William King was put to death for the murder of Mr. Byrd, a 49-year-old black man who was dragged behind a truck for miles in an act of unfathomable brutality.
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Texas executes white supremacist convicted in gruesome 1998 hate crime

One of James Byrd Jr.'s killers, John William King, was executed Wednesday in Texas for his role in one of the worst hate crimes in modern history.
USATODAY.com - Published

US: Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed

John William King was convicted of killing James Byrd Jr in 1998 by dragging the Texas black man behind a truck for 5km.
Al Jazeera - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

The Latest: Dragging death ringleader stoic before execution

The Latest on the execution of ringleader of dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago.
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"Avowed racist" to be executed in black man's horrific 1998 murder

John William King was put on death row for chaining James Byrd Jr. to the back of a truck and dragging his body for nearly three miles
CBS News - Published

James Byrd Jr: Killer to be executed for notorious hate crime

james byrd jr: killer to be executed for notorious hate crime
Symbol copyright Texas Division of Felony Justice by means of AFP Symbol caption John William King is noticed because the ringleader of the trio that attacked James Byrd Jr One in all 3 males convicted..
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Racist killer faces execution tonight, decades after dragging James Byrd Jr. to his death in Jasper


DallasNews - Published

Texas will execute man tied to one of the most gruesome modern hate crimes

King and two other men were convicted of killing James Byrd, Jr., in Jasper, Texas, considered one of the grisliest murders in U.S. history.
USATODAY.com - Published

20 years later, justice for the lynching of James Byrd Jr. might finally be complete


DallasNews - Published

The Enduring Trauma Of The Noose

the enduring trauma of the noose
I remember feeling both enraged and terrified when I first heard the story of James Byrd, Jr. — the black man who was chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to his death by three avowed..
Gothamist - Published

Some States Don't Protect LGBTQ From Hate Crimes

some states don't protect lgbtq from hate crimes
Watch VideoIt's been 20 years since Matthew Shepard was killed and 20 states still don't protect the LGBTQ community from hate crimes — including Wyoming, the state where Shepard was..
Newsy - Published

Calling A Hate Crime, A Hate Crime

calling a hate crime, a hate crime
Watch VideoThe term "hate crime" dates back to the 1980s. Journalists started using it to describe crimes aimed at people who were Asian, black or Jewish.  But two horrifying incidents in 1998..
Newsy - Published

In Texas, a Decades-Old Hate Crime, Forgiven but Never Forgotten

The family of James Byrd Jr., a Texas man dragged to his death 20 years ago, is working to preserve the memory of a racially motivated killing that shocked the nation.
NYTimes.com - Published

Texas family honors man dragged to death 20 years later

JASPER, Texas (AP) — Relatives have dedicated a bench to honor a black man who was chained to a pickup truck and dragged to his death in East Texas 20 years ago.James Byrd Jr. was 49 on June 7, 1998,..
New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Today in History for June 7th

Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; 'Grease' opens on Broadway;..
USATODAY.com - Published

A senator's victim-blaming comments sparked a tutu-powered protest in Wyoming.

People across Wyoming are living up to its 'Equality State' nickname. *"I know a guy who wears a tutu and goes to bars on Friday night and is always surprised that he gets in fights. Well, he..
Upworthy - Published

Sen. Mike Enzi: 'The Guy Who Wears A Tutu To The Bar' Is 'Asking For It'

Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) told a group of high school and middle school students last week that it’s fine to be a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer community ― as long as you..
Huffington Post - Published

5 Questions I'd Ask Senator Jeff Sessions

The Senate is in the process of confirming an Attorney General, and as you likely know, President-elect Trump nominated Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for the post. The Attorney General leads the Dept...
Huffington Post - Published

8 Reasons The Senate Must Reject Jeff Sessions

On Capitol Hill this week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings to consider the first of Donald Trump’s cabinet nominations, Sen. Jefferson B. Sessions of Alabama. 26 years..
Huffington Post - Published

Matthew Shepard, On My Mind

I had the beautiful opportunity to perform in The Laramie Project during my first year of college. The play - since made into a motion picture and based on true events - chronicles the aftermath of the..
Huffington Post - Published

Hillary, Pick Tom Perez For Vice President

*If It Can’t Be Sanders, Warren, or Brown, Tom Perez is the Next Best Pick*Tom Perez was the top legal adviser to the nation’s “Liberal Lion” (Senator Ted Kennedy) on civil rights, the criminal..
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Stonewall National Monument -- Telling The Story Of The Struggle For LGBT Rights

Today in Christopher Park in New York City we celebrated the designation of the Stonewall National Monument, the first national monument that honors the history of LGBT community in the United States...
Huffington Post - Published

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