Virginia Governor Posthumously Pardons Seven Black Males Executed in 1951 for Rape – Baller Alert

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has issued posthumous pardons to the “Martinsville Seven,” executed in 1951. Northam granted the pardon on Tuesday after years of concern over the execution of Frank Hairston Jr., Booker T. Millner, Francis DeSales Grayson, Howard Lee Hairston, James Luther Hairston, Joe Henry Hampton, and John Claybon Taylor. The Black males have … Read more