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EJI Calendar 5/3

1946. Louisiana fails in its attempt to executive 17-year-old Willie Francis by electrocution; the state executes him a year later by electrocuting him again.

Equal Justice Initiative Calendar 5/3. Read more about Willie Francis. Mr. Francis’ lack of competent counsel during his first trial is something many people of color experience today.

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