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2015/04/17 21:13
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As many as 30 inmates at the St. Clair County Correctional Facility in Springville assaulted prison officers after refusing to return to their cells on Friday morning, the Alabama Department of...
2015/04/17 21:13
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2015/04/17 09:53
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Pace University School of Law will be hosting two productions of "Clarence Darrow," which stars professor Bennett L. Gershman, one of the law school’s original faculty members,...
2015/04/16 14:58
2015/04/16 14:58
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Director and Empire producer Lee Daniels, Kanye West and Orange Is The New Black breakout star Laverne Cox are among the notable names on this year’s Time 100 list of influencers. Of Lee Daniels,...
2015/04/14 16:18
2015/04/14 16:18
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Glenn Ford was sentenced to die in 1984 for the murder of a Shreveport, Louisiana jeweler after an all-white jury convicted him. Thirty years later, evidence emerged that proved he wasn't the...
2015/04/13 19:42
2015/04/13 19:42
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Jay Nixon, the Democratic governor of Missouri, is coming under intense pressure to stay the imminent execution of an African American man who was sentenced to death by an all-white jury in St Louis...
2015/04/13 03:06
2015/04/13 03:06
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A jury in Boston has returned a guilty verdict on all 30 counts against the Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Now the jury must deliberate on the punishment, which could be either life in...
2015/04/11 17:21
2015/04/11 17:21
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Created: 04/11/2015 11:23 AM KSTP.com Defense attorneys said the release of a man after nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row is an argument for the establishment of a conviction integrity unit to...
2015/04/07 21:59
2015/04/07 21:59
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An inmate on Alabama’s death row for almost 30 years was released Friday, according to multiple media reports and first reported by AL.com. Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, was originally sentenced to death...
2015/04/05 11:59
2015/04/05 11:59
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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - At precisely 9:30 a.m. Friday, Anthony Ray Hinton's new life of freedom began. Hinton's attorney say a poor defense is what landed him here. He was convicted in connection to...
2015/04/04 16:04
2015/04/04 16:04
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Jon Bon Jovi will be among the speakers at Rutgers University's graduation ceremonies this spring. The university said Thursday (April 2) that he will give remarks at Rutgers University-Camden's...
2015/04/03 18:05
2015/04/03 18:05
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... News) - Alabama inmate Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of prison Friday as a free man after 30 years on death row. He told a gathering of family and supporters that "the sun does shine." Hinton,...
2015/04/02 23:22
2015/04/02 23:22
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If the perp(s) who hung a noose from a tree at Duke University’s Bryan Center in the wee hours of April 1 did it as a joke, here’s a dose of reality: A noose is not a joke. And if the perp(s) did it...
2015/04/02 19:58
2015/04/02 19:58
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A man who has been on Alabama death row for nearly three decades is expected to be freed on the orders of a local judge, state officials said on Thursday. Anthony Ray Hinton is expected to be...
2015/04/02 08:13
2015/04/02 08:13
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Sidney Hillman Foundation is creating a new award in honor of the late Nashville attorney George Barrett, a crusading lawyer known for his role in the civil rights and...
2015/03/24 12:05
2015/03/24 12:05
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This is what it's come to. Starbucks asked its local baristas to have conversations about race. Not the federal government or Congress. Not academia or the NAACP. But a national coffee shop chain...
2015/03/20 20:21
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Convicted murderer found hanging from a tree in possible lynching was last seen leaving a casino as it is revealed his body had been decaying for some time Body of African-American man found hanging...
2015/03/20 01:20
2015/03/20 01:20
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ATLANTA - Lynchings in which mobs raided jailhouses to hang, torture and burn alive black men, sometimes leading to public executions in courthouse squares, occurred more often in the U.S. South than...
2015/03/19 20:30
2015/03/19 20:30
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A 2008 law ordered the Department of Justice to investigate pre-1970 unsolved cases but campaigners will tell the Human Rights Council it has not done enough 30 Jul 1946, Monroe, Georgia, USA — The...
2015/03/16 18:57
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Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens have a date in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, one of the biggest tennis tournaments in the world, taking place right now in Indian Wells, CA. Williams...
2015/03/16 18:17
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Most of the coverage about the Oklahoma University fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon specifically focuses on the students using a racial slur to describe African Americans. Their gleeful singing about...
2015/04/17 21:13
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