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…

Haynes confessed to the May 1998 slaying but click here to find out why the stop the execution. Source:abc13.com

According to the AP, a man described by a police informant as trying to make a name for himself was executed Thursday evening for the 1994 shooting death of an Alabama store clerk during a robbery. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/the_black_diaspora_news/32742

Our partner site Newsone.com has published a letter from Troy Davis that he wrote before he was tragically executed after global protests of his sentence. Read the letter HERE.

Activist Dick Gregory Protests Execution: MyFoxHOUSTON.com HUNTSVILLE, Texas – A heralded civil rights activist and comedian is committing to a hunger strike in protest to the scheduled execution of a man in Huntsville who was convicted in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd. Read More