Oprah, book club

Oprah Selects ‘The Sun Does Shine’ as Her New Book Club Pick

by Teddy Grant   Jun 05, 2018

Oprah Winfrey has announced Anthony Ray Hinton’s The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row as her latest book... Read More

Nevest Coleman, Chicago, White Sox

Chicago Man Gets Job Back with White Sox After Spending 23 Years in Prison for Crime He Didn’t Commit

by Teddy Grant   Mar 27, 2018

A former groundskeeper for the Chicago White Sox returned to his old job after serving 23 years in prison for a rape and murder... Read More

Man Freed From Prison After More Than 45 Years Behind Bars

Man Freed From Prison After More Than 45 Years Behind Bars

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 28, 2017

A 65-year-old man who spent more than half of his life behind bars has been freed. TIME reports that at age 19, Wilbur Jones... Read More

Wrongful conviction

L.A. Man Freed 32 Years After Wrongful Conviction

by #teamEBONY   Mar 17, 2017

A 62-year-old Los Angeles man walked free from prison on Thursday after serving 32 years behind bars for a murder he has always maintained... Read More

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Lessons about Rubin “Hurricane” Carter’s Life

by #teamEBONY   Apr 21, 2014

A lawyer who knew Hurricane Carter writes on the lessons his life taught about the dangers of racism and the strength of the human... Read More

Mary Virginia Jones

Mary Virginia Jones Freed 32 Years After Wrongful Conviction

by Jezebel   Mar 27, 2014

Mary Virginia Jones exonerated after 32 years in prison.  A 74-year-old woman has been released from prison after serving more than three decades for... Read More