Death Penalty

The trial of Dylann Roof, who murdered nine innocent church members in Charleston, South Carolina back in 2015, has officially come to an end. Sentencing in his trial was announced today and Roof, 22, was sentenced to the death penalty. Throughout the course of the trial Dylann Roof showed absolutely no remorse when detailing his […]

Dylann Roof is sentenced to death for his Charleston Church massacre in 2015. The jury of 12 federal judges recommend the death penalty for all 18 counts of a possible sentence. Roof killed nine black church worshippers in Charleston, South Carolina resulting in his two-phase federal trial. Get The Latest Music and Entertainment News On Your Phone […]

The government plans to execute a former Black soldier. It would be the first military execution since 1961.

Out of the 33 federal charges against Roof, the accusation that he violated the prayer group's right to freely practice religion will weigh heavy when considering the death penalty.

Oklahoma has executed 112 inmates since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.

A Texas death row inmate has battled to get an appeal of his sentence over an expert witness who said Black people are dangerous. His problem is that his own lawyer retained the expert.

Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.

The Supreme Court has unveiled more troubling events behind the decision to keep African-American jurors off a 1987 case against a Black man who was…

President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin haven’t always seen eye-to-eye, but Monday they will come face-to-face to lay lingering issues between their countries on the…

If last week wasn’t big enough with historic rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court made two more major announcements on Monday. One…

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three (including an 8-year-old boy) and injured over 250 people.…

The state of Utah just reinstated execution by firing squads by way of a bill signed Monday, CNN reports. Gov. Gary R. Herbert, who signed…