Diane Binns, president of the St. Paul NAACP, said Ahlers’ description of a fake suspect is "rooted in the racism that perpetuated slavery and the oppression of blacks for hundreds of years."

A 22-year-old man who spent three years in jail at New York City’s Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime died this weekend of an apparent suicide, according to the Los Angeles Times. Kalief Browder, who was released in 2013, died at home in the Bronx on Saturday, his lawyer Paul V. Prestia […]

After serving 30 years behind bars for a crime they didn’t commit, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory granted pardons on Thursday to Henry McCollum and Leon Brown, two mentally disabled half-brothers who were exonerated last year of a 1983 murder, according to The Washington Post. Now, each of the two men are eligible to receive […]