watch those closest to james byrd jr remember him they shared some of their fondest memories as they grieve an
WATCH | Those closest to James ByrdJr. remember him, they shared some of their fondest memories as they grieve and are hopeful that today provides closure to a dark chapter in Southeast Texas history. READ MORE:
twenty one years ago the story of the horrific murder of james byrd jr shook the nation today the final chapte
Twenty-one years ago the story of the horrific murder of James Byrd, Jr., shook the nation. Today the final chapter closes as the scheduled Wednesday evening execution of John William King, one of Byrd's three killers approaches. Team coverage all day Wednesday on 12News
set to die white supremacist john william king is set to be executed tonight for his role in the 1998 killing
SET TO DIE: White supremacist John William King is set to be executed tonight for his role in the 1998 killing of James Byrd, a 49-year-old black father beaten and dragged from a pickup truck. reported from his sentencing 20 years ago.
texas executed this week the second and final man it will put to death for the racist murder of james byrd jr
Texas executed this week the second and final man it will put to death for the racist murder of James ByrdJr. in 1999. Three men were convicted of the grisly and infamous dragging death in Jasper. The third man received a life sentence for his role.
texas is scheduled to execute john william king tonight for the 1998 killing of james byrd jr if the execution
Texas is scheduled to execute John William King tonight for the 1998 killing of James Byrd Jr. If the execution proceeds, it would be the third Texas execution in 2019 and the fourth in the US this year.
matthews parents judy and dennis lobbied hard for the matthew shepard amp james byrd jr hate crimes prevention
Matthew’s parents, Judy and Dennis, lobbied hard for the Matthew Shepard & James Byrd Jr Hate Crimes Prevention Act. They knew it wouldn't bring their son back, but they wanted other LGBT people to have that protection and justice. May their example inspire us all in these times.
as we mark 9 years since the passage of the matthew shepard and james byrd jr hate crimes prevention act we re
As we mark 9 years since the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, we recommit ourselves to standing against the Trump Admin’s discriminatory efforts to ignore & erase our LGBTQ brothers & sisters.
the shocking crime sent shockwaves throughout the us and led to the passage of state and federal hate crimes l
The shocking crime sent shockwaves throughout the U.S. and led to the passage of state and federal hate crimes laws, including the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2009. 3/5
some time after 6 pm local time tonight the state of texas will execute white supremacist john william king by
Some time after 6 p.m. local time tonight, the state of Texas will execute white supremacist John William King by lethal injection for orchestrating the 1998 murder of James ByrdJr. — one of the most shocking hate crimes in American history. 1/5