George Stinney, 14: Executed In Vile Act Of Injustice, Exonerated 70s Years Late

An African-American boy, George Stinney Jr., who was executed at age 14 in the killing of two young white girls has been exonerated in South Carolina, 70 years after he became the youngest person executed in the U.S. in the 1900s. A judge ruled he was denied due process.

CJ’s Theater of Mind

Officer who shot Tamir, was deemed unfit to be a cop

The Cleveland police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old holding a replica gun in November was deemed unsuited for police service two years ago, newly released documents show.

Timothy Loehmann, now 26, was employedby the City of Independence Police Department in Independence, Ohio, for six months in 2012, the Guardian reports. In an internal memo from that November, Independence Deputy Chief Jim Polak criticized Loehmann’s behavior during a firearms training.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/03/timothy-loehmann-unfit-for-police-service_n_6264992.html

http://reason.com/blog/2014/12/03/cop-who-killed-tamir-rice-was-previously

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/12/17/371534533/s-c-judge-says-boy-14-shouldn-t-have-been-executed

http://rt.com/usa/215399-george-stinney-exonerated-murder/

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  1. Melizmatic

     /  December 19, 2014

    This is such a damn shame.

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