On June 7, 1998 James Byrd was killed in Jasper TX when he was picked up while hitch-hiking by Shawn Berry, Lawrence Brewer (pictured), and John King. He was beaten and chained behind their pick-up truck and dragged for three miles. Brewer was executed in September 2011; King is currently on death row and Berry is serving life without parole.  Racist Murder Of James Byrd Jr. Took Place On This Day In 1998

On June 1998 James Byrd was killed in Jasper TX when he was picked up while…

June 7, 1998: James Byrd, Jr., of Texas is Killed by White Supremacists | Black Then

, of Texas is Killed by White Supremacists

John William King, White Supremacist  Sentenced To Death For The Dragging Death Of James Byrd Jr.

John William King, White Supremacist Sentenced To Death For The Dragging Death Of James Byrd Jr.

James Byrd, Jr (1949 - 1998) - Find A Grave Photos

Grave of hate crime murder victim James Byrd, Jr. Killed by three white supremacists, buried in Jasper City, Texas

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…

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.

On June James Byrd Jr. was dragged to his death in Jasper.

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.

Murder, the Media, and the Politics of Public Feelings: Remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr.

Murder, the Media, and the Politics of Public Feelings: Remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr.

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