Troy Davis

Troy Davis

He’s Gone…

… but who’s to blame? On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we mourned the execution of Troy Davis and tried to tackle the nuts and bolts of injustices surrounding this case. Our audience presented […]


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Troy Davis Executed After Supreme Court Denies Stay

Atlanta (WAOK)-At approximately 10:30 pm Wednesday night after a three hour delay, the U.S. Supreme Court in basically a one line statement posted on it’s website denied a stay of execution for Troy Davis. The […]


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Delay in Execution of Troy Davis

Atlanta (WAOK)-Moments before Troy Davis was scheduled to be executed for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the execution in order to consider whether to re examine the […]


Keepin It Real with Reverend Al Sharpton 9/21

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Troy Davis Attorneys Denied Polygraph Test on Day of His Execution

(CBS/AP) ATLANTA – A condemned Georgia inmate who has drawn supporters from an ex-president to the pope is set to be executed today after he lost what had been his most realistic chance at avoiding lethal […]


Troy Davis

No Justice For Troy…

Today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White was dedicated to the communal outcry for saving Troy Davis‘ life. We had a number of responses as well as a few key voices who spoke about the trial, […]


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Troy Davis Clemency Request Denied

Atlanta (WAOK)- The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied the request for clemency for Troy Davis. Davis is now scheduled to die by lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson on Wednesday, […]



Power Talk:Lorraine’s Legal Team Talks Troy Davis!

Every Monday, we have the most notable and knowledgeable legal team in the “A” on our show! The Sisters-In-Law, Attys. Janice and Daveda Mathis, were on-hand today to answer troubling legal issues and give thoughts […]


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Troy Davis Rally

Atlanta (WAOK)-About 5 thousand supporters of Troy Anthony Davis marched from Woodruff Park to Ebenezer Baptist Church on Friday to show support for the death row inmate’s request for clemency. Speakers included Rev. Al Sharpton […]


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Congressmen Ask For Clemency For Troy Davis

Atlanta (WAOK)-Four Georgia members of Congress have asked the state Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant clemency for Troy Davis.  Davis is scheduled to face execution September 21 for the 1989 killing of off-duty Savannah Police […]