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Daughter Of Groveland Four Man Reacts To Posthumous Pardon

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the daughter of Charles Greenlee — one of four black men accused of raping a white woman in Florida in 1949 about his posthumous pardon last week.
NPR - Published

Florida Pardons the Groveland Four, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case

Four black men were accused of raping a white woman in Florida in 1949. Two were killed. Two were imprisoned. On Friday, they were pardoned.
NYTimes.com - Published

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Groveland after the pardoning of the Groveland Four [Video]Groveland after the pardoning of the Groveland Four  01:12

Groveland hopes to build a new identity in the wake of pardons granted posthumously to the Groveland Four. The Florida Clemency Board, led by new Gov. Ron DeSantis, wiped the legal stain from the names..

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Groveland four accused of 1949 rape pardoned

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Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet gave long-sought pardons Friday to members of the “Groveland Four” in one of the most-notorious cases from Florida’s Jim Crow era.

CBS4 Miami - Published

Florida Pardons Wrongly Accused 'Groveland Four' After 70 Years [Video]Florida Pardons Wrongly Accused 'Groveland Four' After 70 Years  00:33

According to Reuters, 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..

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Groveland Four accuser Norma Padgett: I'm not a liar [Video]Groveland Four accuser Norma Padgett: I'm not a liar  03:28

Groveland Four accuser, 86-year-old Norma Padgett, testifies in front of the Florida Clemency Board.

NYDN tronc - Published

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Groveland Four granted pardons by Florida Clemency Board.

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Groveland Four: Florida pardons black men wrongly convicted of raping white teenager in 1949

'He was accused, put in jail and tortured for something he didn't do,' said one of men's daughters
Independent - Published

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis posthumously pardons four black men in 1949 rape case

florida governor ron desantis posthumously pardons four black men in 1949 rape case
Republican DeSantis, who was sworn in on Tuesday, presided over the Board of Executive Clemency hearing on Friday in Tallahassee that voted to pardon the so-called 'Groveland Four.'
MailOnline - Published

Florida pardons wrongly accused Groveland Four after 70 years

florida pardons wrongly accused groveland four after 70 years
Four black men wrongly accused of raping a white teenager in 1949 are granted pardons by the state.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •Al JazeeraReutersHuffington Post

Groveland Four granted pardons

On Friday, Florida's governor and clemency board granted pardons to four black men. They were accused of rape in a case now seen as a shameful example of racial injustice. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
CBS News - Published

Florida pardons four black men of 1949 rape of white girl

The four black men, known as the Groveland Four, have been exonerated for the 1949 rape of a white girl by Florida's governor. None of the men were alive to see it.
Deutsche Welle - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Florida pardons black men wrongly convicted of 1949 rape

The four black men, known as the Groveland Four, have been exonerated for the 1949 rape of a white girl by the Florida governor and top officials. None of the men were alive to see it.
Deutsche Welle - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Accused Of Florida Rape 70 Years Ago, 4 Black Men Get Posthumous Pardons

The new governor said the arrests and trials, and in two cases the killings, of the Groveland Four were unjust. Families of the men had worked for the pardons. The accuser maintained she did not lie.
NPR - Published

DeSantis, Florida cabinet pardon black men, known as Groveland Four, accused of 1949 rape

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a state cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in 1949.
USATODAY.com - Published

Four Florida men pardoned for racially-charged 1949 rape conviction

CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez joins CBSN to discuss the Florida Clemency Board's decision to pardon the so-called Groveland Four. They were four African-American men accused of raping a white..
CBS News - Published

DeSantis, Cabinet Pardon “Groveland Four”

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet gave long-sought pardons Friday to members of the “Groveland Four” in one of the most-notorious cases from Florida’s Jim Crow era.
cbs4.com - Published

Florida’s DeSantis wants pardon review for Groveland 4

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s incoming governor says he wants to consider a pardon for four young African-American men who were wrongly accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago...
Seattle Times - Published

No Justice, No Peace: Reform The Police

Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo yesterday that “ordered federal prosecutors ... to pursue the toughest possible charges and sentences against crime suspects, reversing Obama..
Huffington Post - Published

The Groveland Four: An apology nearly 70 years in the making

Indeed, if this apology tempts anyone to feel good about how enlightened we’ve become, he or she would be well advised to remember that it comes from a state that just a few years ago put a murder..
Seattle Times - Published

Florida Apologizes for ‘Gross Injustices’ to Four Black Men, Decades Later

The so-called Groveland Four were convicted of raping a white woman in 1949. This week, the state apologized for its role.
NYTimes.com - Published

Florida Grants Apologies To Families Of Black Men Accused of Rape In 1949

Florida lawmakers are set to issue apologies to the families of four Black men who were falsely accused of rape in 1949, bringing to a close a tragic moment in history for the state. Also known as the..
Hip-Hop Wired - Published

Senate Moves Forward With Apology To ‘Groveland Four’

Florida might shine bright now, but the Sunshine State's past has some dark history.
cbs4.com - Published

Officials to contemplate exoneration for 'Groveland Four'

The arrests and killings of four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in Groveland, Florida, in 1949 is considered one of the great miscarriages of justice in the years prior to the..
MyNorthwest.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle TimesABCNews.com

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