Seven Black Men Executed for an Alleged Rape, Pardoned Seven Decades Later

Martinsville Seven were executed for rape in 1951. On 31st August 2021, they were all pardoned.

Photo Credits: Wisc News

Seventy years ago, in 1951, a group of seven young Black men was executed for the alleged rape of a white woman named Ruby Stroud Floyd (32). The names of the executed were Frank…

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