Today’s episode is a mini about the first and last Black woman to be executed in New York State in the 20th century. Helen was executed for a murder that she did not commit.
New York State has a vast history in Capital Punishment. As it turns out all forms used for execution are extremely brutal. This week we talk about several types of execution forms used in New York through out the years. The crime that led to the last execution in New York and you’ll hear a rather graphic description of what happens during electrocution in the electric chair.