New Evidence Points to FBI in Malcolm X Murder Case

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Malcolm X’s family released new evidence for the investigation in a news conference Saturday. According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the family obtained a letter written by Raymond Wood, a former undercover NYPD police officer. Wood, now deceased, stated that the NYPD forced him to lure the X’s security team into a trap and arrest them.

National Registry of Exonerations Review- Black People Are Seven Times More Likely to Be Wrongly Convicted of Murder Than White People

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A review by the National Registry of Exonerations (NRE) found that black people are seven times more likely to be wrongfully convicted of murder than white people. They are also three times more likely to be wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.

The Case of Kevin Cooper

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On June 4, 1983, a community in Chino Hills, California was rocked by the brutal murder of a family. Peggy Ryen, her husband Doug, their 11-year-old daughter Jessica, and an 11-year-old neighbor Christopher Hughes, lost their lives that night.Despite several eyewitnesses reporting seeing multiple assailants that night, authorities were fixated on one suspect, Kevin Cooper.

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Trump Pardons Some Rappers, Neglects Others

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In the last hours of his role as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump pardoned prominent rap figures such as Lil Wayne, Kodak Black and Death Row Records co-founder Michael Harris. Although Trump used the last days of his presidency to pardon or commutate the prison sentences of 143 people, countless social media users have expressed their confusion over the former president’s decision to grant clemency to certain artists over others.

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Trevino Speaks Out Against Wrongful Conviction

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Zephaniah “Zephi” Trevino, a teenaged sex trafficking victim, appeared on Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom Wednesday to denounce the capital murder charges that she is currently facing. Trevino continues to maintain her innocence and shared her story on Jason Flom’s podcast in order to clear her name.

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Robert DuBoise: Convictions Voided After 37 Years

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After 37 years in prison, Robert DuBoise is finally able to walk free after a Florida judge voided his convictions in a 1983 murder case on Monday. The case involved the rape and murder of Barbara Grams, 19, who had been walking home from her job at Hot Potato (a restaurant in a defunct Tampa shopping mall) when she was attacked and beaten to death with a wood beam. Her body was found the next morning in a yard outside of a dentist office located near Hutto’s Corner, a grocery store that DuBoise frequented.

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Richard Lapointe, Exonerated in a Murder Case, Dies at 74

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Richard Lapointe, convicted on dubious evidence in 1992 of one of the more shocking murders in recent Connecticut history, fought for more than two decades for his release from prison, with a small army of supporters backing him. In 2015 he and his advocates finally succeeded.

‘Forgotten West Memphis Three’ doc aims to give victims of notorious crime ‘their voices back,’ host says

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Bob Ruff is hopeful that one of the biggest mysteries to rock Arkansas will finally be solved.

The former fire chief, arson investigator and host of the “Truth and Justice” podcast is launching a docu-series titled “The Forgotten West Memphis Three” on Oxygen, which reexamines the 1993 murders of three 8-year-old boys: Stevie Branch, Michael Moore and Christopher Byers.