Five Cases of Innocent Black Men Exonerated After Spending Decades Behind Bars

The exoneration of Sidney Holmes after serving 34 years of a 400-year sentence is one of many cases of justice being served decades late.

NYC To Pay $26 Million To Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam, The Men Wrongly Convicted Of Killing Malcolm X

A Manhattan district attorney’s office investigation found prosecutorial misconduct at the 1966 trial.

False Convictions Largely Driven By Racism, New Report Says

‘Black people are far more likely than white people to be convicted of crimes they did not commit,’ research found.

Muhammad Aziz, Exonerated In Murder Of Malcolm X, Sues New York State

His legal team also drafted a civil rights lawsuit against NYC that awaits the outcome of settlement negotiations.

Wrongfully Convicted Black Man Receives $6 Million After Spending 23 Years In Prison

Darryl Howard was prosecuted for the killing of a mother and daughter in 1991.

Judge Exonerates Black Man Accused Of Rape Depicted in Memoir of Author Alice Sebold

Anthony Broadwater spent 16 years in prison for a heinous crime he didn’t commit.

Judge: Boy, 14, Shouldn't Have Been Executed in SC

George Stinney's conviction was thrown out.

Alabama Lawmakers Vote in Favor to Pardon Scottsboro Boys

The nine Black teens were wrongly convicted in 1931.

Brian Banks Signs With Atlanta Falcons

Exonerated football player gets another chance with the NFL.

Alabama Legislation to Exonerate Scottsboro Boys

The nine boys were sentenced by an all-white jury in 1931.