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James Byrd Jr. (May 2, 1949 – June 7, 1998) was a black man who was murdered by three white supremacists in Jasper, Texas on June 7, 1998. Shawn Allen ...


Oct 26, 2017 ... Nearly two decades after he was convicted in the 1998 grisly killing of James Byrd Jr., John William King will ask an appellate court in January ...


Jun 7, 2018 ... James Byrd Jr. was chained to the back of a truck by his ankles and dragged for miles down a paved ... (David J. Phillip/The Associated Press).


Sep 21, 2011 ... As Texas prepares to execute one of his father's killers, Ross Byrd hopes the state shows the man the mercy his father, James Byrd Jr., never got ... support the death penalty,” said David Atwood, a good friend of Ross Byrd's ...


Jun 7, 2018 ... James Byrd Jr., shown in this 1997 family photo, was tied to a truck and ... Brewer is the second of three white men charged with capital murder in the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. near Jasper, Texas. ... David K. Phillip AP.


Feb 24, 1999 ... Jurors then quickly began hearing evidence on whether Mr. King should be sentenced to death or life imprisonment for killing James Byrd Jr.


Dec 5, 2017 ... Otis Byrd Jr., center, with members of Adoration, David Walker and High Praise and Jon Watts and Company, during their 10th ... read more.


Jun 13, 1998 ... James Byrd, Jr., 49, was beaten unconscious, chained to the back of a pickup ... 23, Shawn Berry 23, and Lawrence Brewer Jr., 31, have been arrested. .... WSWS Chairperson David North interviewed on Chris Hedges' “On ...

Dec 30, 2015 ... F.A.L.A Nation interviews one of Houston's city council members, Mr. Alvin Byrd Jr.