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George Junius Stinney Jr. (October 21, 1929 – June 16, 1944), was a 14 year old African-American convicted of murder as a result of a racially-biased and discriminatory trial in 1944 in his home town of Alcolu, South Carolina. He was the youngest person in the United States in the 20th-century to be sentenced to death and to be executed.
Compton Herald - 09 Feb 2019 George Stinney, Jr.: Black History not to be forgotten
Amie Ruffner, sister of George Stinney, Jr., who was executed in South Carolina in 1944, for murder, said in Dec. 2014, she is “ecstatic that a judge finally ...
Snopes.com - 21 Aug 2018 FACT CHECK: Did South Carolina Execute 14-Year-Old George Stinney, Then Declare Him Innocent 70 Years Later?
The state of South Carolina executed 14-year-old George Stinney in 1944, but a judge from the same court declared his "innocence" in 2014.
Charleston Post Courier - 25 Mar 2018 In 1944, George Stinney was young, black and sentenced to die
A chance encounter in 1944 brings 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. into brief contact with two white girls. It seems so innocuous. Yet, an enduring mystery is born ...
WTOK - 19 Feb 2019 "Cruel and Unusual Punishment" at Temple Theater
The Wechsler Foundation and Meridian High School theater students are bring a heart-wrenching play to the Temple Theater this weekend.
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Fairborn Daily Herald - 09 Mar 2019 Pilgrimage highlights civil rights movement
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Meridian Star - 30 Nov 2018 Meridian students find insight in tragic story
Standing, 5-foot-1 and weighing less than 100 pounds, George Stinney Jr. tragically met his fate.
Black Enterprise - 18 Dec 2014 George Stinney: Pronounced Innocent 70 Years After His Death
George Stinney was 14-years-old at the time of his execution, 70 years ago. Yesterday, it was announced that he was not guilty.
Washington Post - 18 Dec 2014 It took 10 minutes to convict 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. It took 70 years after his execution to exonerate him.
The year was 1944. An all-white jury in an angry southern town convicted him after a two hour trial of killing two white girls.
CNN International - 23 Jan 2014 New trial sought for George Stinney, executed at 14
Almost 70 years ago, South Carolina electrocuted 14-year-old George Stinney, the youngest person to be executed by an American state since the 1800s.
Newsweek - 29 Nov 2018 Racism in America: 72 Years Ago a Black Teen Was Wrongly Sentenced to Death. Nothing Has Changed | Opinion
A high school senior found two stories, 72 years apart, that illustrate the relentless bias in our criminal justice system—and his own vulnerability.
NBCNews.com - 18 Dec 2014 Executed Teen George Stinney's Family Praises Exoneration
The sister of a 14-year-old boy executed in South Carolina in 1944 said Thursday she is ecstatic that a judge has finally tossed out his murder conviction but is ...
Charleston Post Courier - 03 Apr 2018 Listen to 'An Undying Mystery' podcast | An Undying Mystery: George Stinney
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Face2Face Africa - 06 May 2018 Meet George Stinney, the youngest person to be executed by electrocution in the US
George Stinney was just 14 when he was executed by a jury on June 16, 1944. His crime: murder. He became America's youngest person to be executed by the ...
FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX - 21 Jan 2019 WATCH: '83 Days' tells the story of teen wrongfully executed on death row
Short film "83 Days" tells true story of George Stinney Jr., a 14-year-old boy executed on death row for a crime he never committed.
Mirror Online - 08 Nov 2018 Chilling story of innocent black boy, 14, executed after white jury convicted him
WARNING: Distressing *content*: George Stinney Jr was killed in South Carolina in 1944 and is the youngest person executed in America during the 20th century.
Charleston City Paper - 11 Apr 2018 What the deaths of George Stinney and Stephon Clark have in common and how we can help prevent others
There is an unbroken string connecting the deaths of George Stinney, a 14 year-old executed here in South Carolina in 1944, and Stephon Clark, an unarmed ...
The Guardian - 22 Mar 2014 George Stinney was executed at 14. Can his family now clear his name?
Accused of killing two white girls in South Carolina, George Stinney Jr was tried and electrocuted in just 83 days. As a judge ponders whether to quash the ...