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Florida pardons wrongly accused Groveland Four after 70 years

BBC News Saturday, 12 January 2019
Florida pardons wrongly accused Groveland Four after 70 yearsFour black men wrongly accused of raping a white teenager in 1949 are granted pardons by the state.
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According to Reuters, four black men wrongly accused of raping a white teenager 70 years ago were pardoned by top Florida officials on Friday, a long-sought step in a case seen as a historic racial injustice. While none of the men known as the “Groveland Four” remain alive, family members and...

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