T.I.’s pleas to Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey aren’t enough to save Nathaniel Woods’ life

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Alabama: Nathaniel Woods was executed on Thursday, March 5, for the murder of three police officers.
Rapper T.I. posted an Instagram video on Wednesday pleading for the life of Nathaniel Woods. T.I. was hoping Governor Kay Ivey would intervene and stop Woods’ execution, which was scheduled for the following day.

“A mans LIFE IS AT STAKE. We out here fighting for you King!!! Stay encouraged and know that God has the final say!!! We cannot allow Alabama to execute this man!!” T.I. wrote. “He did not fire a shot … He surrendered to authorities. ALL FAIR AND DECENT HUMANS SHOULD ACT NOW!!”

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Stay of execution was lifted… so they are going to LYNCH Nate Woods in 2020. Let's be honest about this… THIS IS NOT A MISTAKE‼️ THIS ISNT BY CHANCE‼️They have definite intentions to steal kill & destroy US‼️ Make NO MISTAKES ABOUT IT‼️And to the King Nate Woods & his family…I truly apologize that I didn't become aware of what y'all were going through & act sooner… Please know that WE WILL STILL BE FIGHTING FOR YOU TO BRING JUSTICE TO YOUR FAMILY & HOLD THESE EVIL PEOPLE WHO HIDE BEHIND THE LAW ACCOUNTABLE!!! GOD WILL HAVE THE LAST LAUGH… So laugh it up now @governorkayivey God will have a special place prepared for you where you WILL HAVE TO ANSWER FOR ALL YOUR WICKEDNESS!!! I'm so sorry I wasn't able to get it done. I'm completely distraught & discouraged & outraged all at the same time… but I KNOW THERES A GREATER PURPOSE. May God accept you into your next phase of existence Nate. I've never met you but somehow I Love You brother & I'm moved by your bravery!!! You're a freedom fighter and a martyr for our culture. We won't forget you.😥 I'm so fuckin sad about this shit. I'm trying SO HARD TO NOT HARBOR HATE IN MY HEART & I URGE OTHERS TO DO THE SAME… thank you to all of you who tried. I'm done. Fuck This Shit…

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Woods was convicted of murdering three police officers and injuring a fourth in Alabama in 2004. He was convicted, although witnesses stated Woods was not the man behind the trigger. At the time of his trial Woods, according to family members, received terrible legal advice, accepting a plea deal without a proper understanding of the accomplice law.

Under Alabama’s the accomplice law, code 13A-2-23, a person is legally accountable for the behavior of another person if he or she “procures, induces or causes such other person to commit the offense.”

Martin Luther King III was also advocating for a stay on the execution and a review of Woods’ case. His attempted to see Woods were denied.

The pleas from King, T.I., other celebrities, and Woods’ family fell on deaf ears as Woods’s stay of execution was denied. He was executed and pronounced dead Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 8:38 pm.

Tiffany Simmons

Tiffany is a Georgia-based writer who looks to bring a bit of insight to people everywhere one whimsical word/article at a time.

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