On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr. was chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to his death. About a mile from his mangled torso, his head, neck, and arm were found.On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr. was chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to his death. About a mile from his mangled torso, his head, neck, and arm were found. Byrd was dragged over two miles on a small winding road made of asphalt. Three white men who were suspected […]  The post James Byrd: Black…

On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr. was chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to his death. About a mile from his mangled torso, his head, neck, and arm were found.On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr. was chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to his death. About a mile from his mangled torso, his head, neck, and arm were found. Byrd was dragged over two miles on a small winding road made of asphalt. Three white men who were suspected […] The post James Byrd: Black…

Lawrence Brewer is scheduled for execution by lethal injection Wednesday for his involvement in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Huff Creek Road in Japser. Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, BE Staff / Beaumont Enterprise

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Lawrence Brewer is scheduled for execution by lethal injection Wednesday for his involvement in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Huff Creek Road in Japser. Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, BE Staff / Beaumont Enterprise

Lawrence Brewer is scheduled for execution by lethal injection Wednesday for his involvement in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Huff Creek Road in Japser. Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, BE Staff / Beaumont Enterprise

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Lawrence Brewer is scheduled for execution by lethal injection Wednesday for his involvement in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Huff Creek Road in Japser. Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, BE Staff / Beaumont Enterprise

Shawn Berry White Supremacist Sentenced To Life For The Dragging Death Of James Byrd Jr. A Black Man

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Shawn Berry White Supremacist Sentenced To Life For The Dragging Death Of James Byrd Jr. A Black Man

Murder of James Byrd Jr. - Wikipedia

Murder of James Byrd Jr.

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On June 7, 1998, James Byrd Jr. was dragged to his death in Jasper. See photos from the infamous hate crime, as well as memorials, trials and the execution of one of his killers.

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

On June James Byrd Jr. was dragged to his death in Jasper. See photos from the infamous hate crime, as well as memorials, trials and the execution of one of his killers.

February 25, 1999 - William King was sentenced to death for the racial murder of James Byrd Jr in Jasper, TX. Two other men charged were later convicted for their involvement.

February 1999 - William King was sentenced to death for the racial murder of James Byrd Jr in Jasper, TX. Two other men charged were later convicted for their involvement.

Evidence displays in the trials of the three men convicted of dragging James Byrd, Jr. to his death is in a vault at the Jasper County Courthouse in Jasper, TX Wednesday, May 14, 2008. Enterprise file photo Photo: TAMMY MCKINLEY

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Evidence displays in the trials of the three men convicted of dragging James Byrd, Jr. to his death is in a vault at the Jasper County Courthouse in Jasper, TX Wednesday, May Enterprise file photo Photo: TAMMY MCKINLEY

Lawrence Brewer is scheduled for execution by lethal injection Wednesday for his involvement in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Huff Creek Road in Japser. Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, BE Staff / Beaumont Enterprise

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Lawrence Brewer is scheduled for execution by lethal injection Wednesday for his involvement in the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr. on Huff Creek Road in Japser. Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, BE Staff / Beaumont Enterprise

Dried blood stains and wild flowers mark the spot  Wednesday, June 10, 1998 where the battered torso of James Byrd Jr. was found in Jasper, Texas. Byrd was beaten, chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to death. Three men have been charged with the murder, believed to be a racial hate crime. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Photo: PAT SULLIVAN, STF

This week in history: Dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

Dried blood stains and wild flowers mark the spot Wednesday, June 10, 1998 where the battered torso of James Byrd Jr. was found in Jasper, Texas. Byrd was beaten, chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged to death. Three men have been charged with the murder, believed to be a racial hate crime. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Photo: PAT SULLIVAN, STF

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Great Birthday Wishes to Politicians Born November 20 Joe Biden Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968) Mansour Bin-zayed Al-nahyan, 46 Robert Byrd (1917-2010) Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) John Tran Mansour Binzayed Alnahyan, 46 Doug Ford Jr Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797) Norman Thomas (1884-1968) Lindsay Thomas James Michael Curley (1874-1958) Tarique Rahman Leland Yee Mansour bin Zayed Matt Blunt Ron Ramsey #JoeBiden #RobertFKennedy (1925-1968) #MansourBinzayedAlnahyan 46 #RobertByrd (1917-2010)…

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