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Special edition of ’20/20’ to feature “The Last Defense” examining Julius Jones death row case airs July 14 on ABC

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A special edition of ABC’S ‘20/20’ airing Tuesday, July 14, will feature former high school basketball state champion and honor student Julius Jones, who is seeking clemency while on death row for murder. The program will air from 7 – 9 p.m. CST. Jones has […]

UCO to screen “The Last Defense” documentary about Julius Jones on Oklahoma’s death row Nov. 15

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) will host a free public screening of the ABC documentary The Last Defense examining the case of death row prisoner Julius Darius Jones. The event will be held on Friday, November 15, from 6 – 9 p.m., in the […]

Save Black Boys OKC provides a safe space for at risk youth


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City chapter of Save Black Boys, led by Montele Wesley, opened its doors in August 2017. An all-volunteer, 501c3 nonprofit organization, Save Black Boys specializes in mentoring young Black boys, youth and men in urban areas. The brainchild of Kevon Gulley, an author, […]

#JusticeforJulius Awareness Month includes prayers, protests and a film at Auditorium at the Douglass

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, November 1, a free public screening of the ABC documentary The Last Defense will be held at the Auditorium at the Douglass, 600 N. High Avenue, in Northeast Oklahoma City. Doors open at 6 p.m. The newly renovated venue, part of the historic Douglass […]

UCO to screen “The Last Defense” examining the case of Julius Jones on Oklahoma’s death row

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) will host a free public screening of the ABC documentary The Last Defense on Friday, October 26 from 6 – 9 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Communications Building (#13), Bill Burke Film […]

Coalition and Supporters to Hold “Free Julius Jones” Rally at State Capital

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Update July 27, 2018:  More Free Julius Jones Rally Speakers Announced OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and supporters of Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Darius Jones will hold a peaceful and non-violent “Free Julius Jones” rally at 6:30 p.m. on the South […]

BREAKING: Could Oklahoma Appeals Court take a fresh look at the Julius Jones conviction?

by Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Wed., July 25, 2018   Updated:  Sun. July 29, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The City Sentinel has learned that the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals (OCCA) has withdrawn a June order denying requests to look at evidence of racial bias on the Oklahoma County jury that convicted death row inmate […]

ABC’s “The Last Defense” examines Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones’ case

By Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Friday, July 6, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The ABC documentary series, “The Last Defense,” executive produced by Academy award winning actress Viola Davis, will air the three final episodes beginning Tuesday, July 10 at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). These episodes, directed by Amani Martin and […]

ABC documentary “The Last Defense” to air June 12 spotlighting death row inmates Julius Jones and Darlie Routier

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  A new documentary series, titled “The Last Defense,” executive produced by actress Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, will begin airing on Tuesday, June 12 on the ABC Television Network at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). The program takes an in-depth look at the cases […]

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