The state Attorney General Mike Hunter told local media that calling attention to Jones’ case brings only pain to the Howell family. By asking the defendant’s family and community to be silent, he’s asking Julius Jones to die quietly.
Nathaniel Woods’ family prepares for his burial while Julius Jones awaits execution. Thomas Blanton, the man who killed 4 little Black girls at 16th Street Baptist Church is up for parole in 2021.
The Julius Jones Coalition will host a social justice meeting at the Historic Vernon Chapel AME in Greenwood.
Kim Kardashian West has joined a chorus of voices calling for clemency for a black man on Oklahoma’s death row who has exhausted his appeals, arguing that a racist juror tainted the outcome of his 2002 trial.