James Byrd Sr. and his granddaughter Renee Mullins, right, react to the sentencing of John William King to death in Jasper, Texas. King was convicted for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. in the summer of 1998.

James Byrd Sr. and his granddaughter Renee Mullins, right, react to the sentencing of John William King to death in Jasper, Texas. King was convicted for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. in the summer of 1998.