Rodney Reed will be wrongfully executed on March 5, 2015 -- in less than 2 weeks -- unless we can stop it!
This is rough cut footage of the rally for justice on February 21, 2015, by Matt Gossage, Jacob Branson, and Anne Lewis.
start chants at the Texas State Capitol. MC Lily Hughes from Campaign to End the Death Penalty
3:05 Rodrick Reed - brother of Rodney Reed.
5:58 Delia Perez Meyer - sister of innocent TX death row prisoner Louis Castro Perez
8:19 Exonerated death row former prisoners from Witness to Innocence
13:44 Lakiza Fowler - sister of Larry Jackson, Jr., shot by the APD in 2013
15:15 Ava Haywood - mother of James Haywood, who died in Elgin police custody in 2011
21:17 Pastor Jim Rigby - of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
25:08 Brother Robert L. Muhammad - Austin Nation of Islam
33:46 Sandra Reed - mother of Rodney Reed
37:10 Mark A. Clements - served 28 years juvenile LWOP in IL
42:01 Action at the gates of the Governor's Mansion
Rodney Reed has been on Texas’ death row since 1998. He was convicted of the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites in the small town of Bastrop, TX. Rodney’s case is a troubling mix of prosecutorial misconduct, police corruption, poor defense, and institutional racism.
For more information about Rodney's case please visit Justice4RodneyReed.org.