Kevin Cooper

Kevin Cooper

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Kevin Cooper is a death row inmate at California's San Quentin Prison. In 1985, he was convicted of a 1983 quadruple murder and sentenced to death in a trial in which evidence that might...


Lying With a Straight Face

Sep 3, 2018
Wrongly convicted prisoners assert their innocence, and research backs them up, yet some politicians and law enforcement officials continue to propagate lies and prop up an unjust system.

Black History Month From Death Row

Jan 31, 2018
The horrible things I suffered in 2004—when California attempted to murder me in its death chamber—should not surprise anyone. Lynchings and executions are a fact of African-American life.

Thanksgiving on Death Row

Nov 22, 2017
The author has been in San Quentin since 1985 and is fighting to prevent the state of California from killing him for a murder he says he did not commit.