2 men convicted of killing Malcolm X will be exonerated

The two men who spent decades in prison for the murder of lionized Civil Rights leader Malcolm X will have their convictions thrown out after a review of the case revealed prosecutorial and investigative misconduct. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will join the attorneys for Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam in vacating the convictions on […]

WNBA icon Maya Moore sat out season to free wrongly convicted Black man (video)

At the apex of Maya Moore’s spectacular and award-winning basketball career in the WNBA, she walked away without hesitation and without looking back. After winning four WNBA championships in six years and two Olympic Gold Medals and earning a gazillion personal recognition honors, Moore traded in the locker room for the courtroom. She was singularly […]

Eddie Bolden free after serving 22 years for wrongful conviction

Eddie Bolden, 46, spent the last 22 years in prison after being convicted of two drug-related murders. He was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Irving Clayton and Derrick Fraizer. Clayton and Fraizer were killed after a drug deal gone wrong on the South Side of Chicago. On April 19,  the Cook County […]

Man with special needs free after 25 years of wrongful imprisonment

A Brooklyn, New York, man has spent the last 25 years in jail for a murder he did not commit. Andre Hatchett, 49, is an adult who suffers from a mental disability and was convicted of a violent murder in 1991. Neda Mae Carter’s badly beaten and naked body was discovered at a handball court […]