Posted Jan 12, 2019

Florida governor pardons ‘Groveland Four,’ wrongly convicted of rape in 1949 – CNN

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(CNN) Four black men are now officially free nearly 70 years after they were wrongly accused of raping a 17-year-old white girl. In 1949, Charles Greenlee, Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd and Ernest Thomas were accused of sexually assaulting Norma Padgett …