Virginia Governor Grants Pardons for ‘Martinsville Seven’

Governor Northam Grants Posthumous Pardons for ‘Martinsville Seven’ 70 Years After Unjust Executions With today’s act, Governor Northam has granted more pardons than previous nine governors combined RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today granted posthumous pardons for the Martinsville Seven, a group of young Black men executed by the Commonwealth for alleged rape of a white woman […]