Chile bye: Black man wrongfully convicted only gets $2 million, served 40 years

Ricky Jackson, 59, and his friends Ronnie and Wiley Bridgeman were all exonerated in November 2014 for the 1975 murder of businessman Harry Franks after Eddie Vernon, then 12, said he saw them commit the crime. Vernon recanted his testimony last year and said he had been pressured and threatened by police to testify. Jackson’s […]