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African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History

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Innocence Blog African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History Posted: February 28, 2013 4:35 pm By Edwin Grimsley , Case Analyst * Editor’s Note: In honor of Black History Month, we present a two-part series examining historical wrongful conviction cases of African-Americans and highlighting stories of racial injustice, both then and now. Racially disparate treatment has permeated the United States criminal justice system throughout history. During the Jim Crow era, blacks were...
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A Forgotten Presidential Candidate From 1904

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npr history dept. A FRESH LOOK AT AMERICAN HISTORY December 1, 2015 9:04 AM ET A Forgotten Presidential Candidate From 1904 Facebook Twitter Google+ Email December 1, 2015 9:04 AM ET LINTON WEEKS Twitter Enlarge this image George Edwin Taylor in 1904. Courtesy of Eartha M.M. White Collection, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, University of North Florida Despite what you read in some history books — such as the Biographical Dictionary of Congressional Women — Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) was not...
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