INNOCENT BLACK MEN CONVICTED OF MURDER AND RELEASED FROM PRISON DECADES LATER

PRISON FLASH DANCE PHILIPPINES

Innocence Project

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations/african-american-wrongful-convictions-today

Henry McCollum & Leon Brown

Henry McCollum was (19) at the time of the conviction, and his brother Leon Brown was (15) when they were convicted in North Carolina, in 1983 of the brutal rape and murder of an 11 year old Sabrina Bowie, were released from prison after DNA evidence exonerated them.  They had been incarcerated for 31 years for a crime they did not commit.

http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=317172 4/12/15

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/03/leon-brown-freed_n_5760706.html

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-death-row-inmates-released-mccollum-brown-20140903-story.html

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/crime/article10049018.html

http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/09/03/free-at-last-dna-evidence-clears-brothers-of-rape-and-murder-of-north-carolina-girl-after-30-years-in-prison/

Ricky Jackson

Ricky Jackson Freed after 39 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.  The witness, Edward Vernon, who was 12 years old at the time of Jackson’s conviction recanted his testimony. Jackson had been  in prison since he was 18 years old.

November 18, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2014/11/20/this-week-in-innocence-ricky-jackson-to-be-released-tomorrow-after-39-years-in-prison/

Louis Taylor sentenced in 1970 for Tuscon fire that killed 29 people, was released after 42 years in prison.  He was a teenager when convicted.

April 2, 2013

Jonathan Fleming

Summer 1989, Jonathan Fleming was convicted of a Brooklyn murder that he did not commit.  He spent 24 1/2 years in prison in spite of evidence that proved he was on vacation at the time of the murder of Darryl Rush.

April 10, 2014

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/08/justice/new-york-wrongful-conviction/index.html

“SOUL TO SOUL TEMPTATIONS”

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Maurice Caldwell

4/12/15

http://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=3792

http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2011/03/25/maurice-caldwell-man-wrongfully-convicted-of-1990-murder-to-be-set-free,  March 2011

Anthony-Ray Hinton

BRYAN STEVENSON ATTORNEY

Democracy Now!

http://www.law.nyu.edu/news/bryan-stevenson-client-anthony-ray-hinton-freed-after-30-years-on-death-row

Those responsible ‘will answer to God,’ says Ala. inmate freed after 30 years on death row

http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/03/us/alabama-death-row-inmate/index.html#

Bryan Stevenson

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102208,00.html

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