Murder, the Media, and the Politics of Public Feelings: Remembering Matthew Shepard and 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.
On June James Byrd Jr. was dragged to his death in Jasper.
Feb 1999 A jury in Jasper, Texas, convicted white supremacist John William King of murder in the dragging death of an African-American man, James Byrd Jr.