JULIUS JONES: OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR STOPS EXECUTION WITH LAST-MINUTE DECISION FOR LIFE SENTENCE

One hundred years ago, the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre broke out in Oklahoma, one of the worst acts of racist violence in US history, when a white lynch mob razed a prosperous section of Tulsa known as Black Wall Street and killed as many as three hundred people. One hundred years later, the state’s governor stopped an execution that criminal justice activists said would mark another “lynching”...

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