Saturday, April 28, 2012

Herbert Lee Murder, September 25, 1961

Farmer Herbert Lee, 52, was shot and killed by E. H. Hurst, a Klan member of the Mississippi Legislature, on September 25, 1961 in Liberty, Mississippi.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Yusuf Hawkins, August 23, 1989

A mob of people killed 16-year-old Yusuf Hawkins in Bensonhurst, New York after he came to inquire about a car for sale. Three people were convicted of his brutal murder, and only one walks free Keith Mondello after serving less than ten years for the killing he now works for the New York City Department of Sanitation making $67, 216.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Garrick Eppinger, Jr. September 17, 2011

A shotgun wound to the head and a considerable delay in telling the deceased's family that it was not combat-related. Eppinger, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in Afghanistan after being shot to death. He had a desk job and was not in the line of fire. Who killed this man and why?

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Birdia Keglar and Adlena Hamlett, January 11, 1966

Adlena Hamlet and Birdia Keglar were killed on January 11, 1966 when the car in which they were riding was forced off the road in Sidon, MS, Leflore County near Greenwood. Five passengers of that car were returning from a trip to Jackson where then Senator Robert Kennedy had given a speech on integration. During his speech, Senator Kennedy stated that nothing had better happen to these people as they return home, but unfortunately local Klansmen did not care. The three other passengers survived.

Wendell Allen, March 9, 2012

Wendell Allen was an unarmed 20-year-old who was shot to death by police officer Joshua Colcough in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 7, 2012 during a raid at a home. The police were there with a search warrant for marijuana.

Justin Sipp, March 1, 2012

Sipp was unarmed when he was fatally shot by Jason C. Giroir in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 1, 2012. Giroir has since turned in his resignation after he along with his wife Michelle Reyes Giroir, both of Covington, Louisiana were reported for making racist threats on their Facebook account(s) about the murder of Trayvon Martin.