Ten Pardoned In 40-Year-Old North Carolina Case 'Tainted By Naked Racism'

From ThinkProgress Tue Jan 1 2013, 16:40:33

Forty years after the wrongful convictions of the "Wilmington 10," North Carolina outgoing Gov. Bev Perdue (D) pardoned the ten individuals falsely found guilty of having firebombed a grocery store in a racially charged case riddled with evidence of perjury by crucial witnesses, overt racism in jury selection, and withholding of exonerating information. The sentence [...]

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