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. (Reuters US News) More
Speaking to a packed Florida House chamber filled with lawmakers on the opening day of the Legislative session, Gov. Ron DeSantis made his final pitch to.
Posted on 5 March 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
'Groveland Four': WUCF TV presents updated documentary Orlando Sentinel
WUCF TV will air "The Groveland Four," its 2018 documentary, with updates about posthumous pardons for the men at 10 p.m. Thursday.
Posted on 23 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
As you start the day, please consider reading my blog post about Gary Fineout, POLITICO Florida, and the state of political journalism in the Sunshine State. —.
Posted on 7 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
What Could Florida's New Governor Mean for State's Criminal Justice Reform? Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
In the first week for new Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, there's been one prevailing sentiment: surprise.
Posted on 31 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
Florida commissioners back memorial for Groveland Four The News Herald
TAVARES — Commissioners in a Florida county are backing a plan to build a memorial to four young black men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 ...
Posted on 30 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
The ugly history of black men being falsely accused of rape has traumatized the black community, and made it harder for black sexual assault victims to find ...
Posted on 28 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
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