Entries tagged with “Alexander McClay Williams

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History of the Death Penalty


Jun 19, 2015

Pardon Sought for Black Teen Executed by Pennsylvania 84 Years Ago

84 years after Pennsylvania exe­cut­ed a black 16-year-old for the 1931 mur­der of his white school matron, the descen­dants of the boy’s tri­al lawyers are try­ing to exon­er­ate him. Samuel Lemon, the great-grand­son of …