Justice Delayed! 14 Year Old Black Teenager Executed For Murder Declared Innocent 70 Years Later

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Words by Nadia Shakur

In 1944, George Stinney became the youngest person in the 20 century to be executed at 14 years old. It only took ten minutes for an all white South Carolina jury to convict Stinney for murder in the beating deaths of two young white girls. Now 70 years later, a court ruling has vacated the conviction and cleared his name.

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