Race Matters

A reinvestigation unearthed new evidence.


Prosecutors now admit that wrongful murder case of three exonerated Black men was riddled with holes.

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After serving nearly 30 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, being released back in society should be the easy part for James Woodard, but for many individuals who have been exonerated, the transition is very difficult. Woodard’s difficult journey post-jail is chronicled in the book Exonerated: Brief and Dangerous Freedom. Author and fiancée […]

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In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted of two murders and sent to death row for crimes he did not commit. Thirty years and several appeals later, Hinton was finally exonerated and released after serving one of the longest terms on death row in the state of Alabama’s history. On Thursday, Hinton and his attorney, Bryan […]