Death for a Dollar Ninety-Five
Jimmie Wilson was Sentenced to death in 1957 for Stealing $1.95
IN THE 1950s, Montgomery, Alabama was the most strictly segregated city in America.
While the city’s population had risen by almost 50% after World War II, and the overwhelming majority of the new migrants were white, Montgomery remained 37% Black. Only 3.7% of those Blacks…