George Junis Stinney Jr. was arrested on suspicion of murdering two girls, Betty June Binnicker, age 11, and Mary Emma Thames, age 8, in Alcolu, located in Clarendon County, South Carolina, on March 23, 1944. Alcolu was a small, working class, mill town where whites and blacks were separated by railroad tracks. at age 14, He was the youngest person executed in the United States in the 20th century. South Carolina lawyers Steve McKenzie, Shaun Kent and Ray Chandler are supporting George Frierson in an attempt to obtain a posthumous pardon for Stinney. Frierson is a researcher from Alcolu who came across the case in 2005 while doing black historical research. McKenzie in an interview in 2011 said he has no doubt this case was an injustice. Stay tune to Boredandrestless Radio
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