Vengeance is Not Ours

George Stinney was too short. So, his executioners needed to prop him up on the electric chair. Like parents sitting a child on a phone book as a booster seat to reach a dinner table, they used a book: the Bible.

Eighty-five days earlier, on March 23, 1944, the bodies of two White girls were discovered in Alcolu, South Carolina. Police arrested Stinney a…

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