Memorial Unveiled for 14-Year-Old Executed in South Carolina

A memorial will be unveiled this weekend in honor of a 14-year-old black youth executed by the state of South Carolina 70 years ago.

Supporters and family of George Stinney Jr., who say he was wrongly convicted of killing two white girls in the segregated South, will gather Saturday afternoon along U.S. 521 in the Clarendon County community of Alcolu to unveil the memorial.

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