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Florida clears Groveland Four of 1949 rape of white woman

Nov. 22, 2021 13:03 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Monday officially exonerated four young African American men of the false accusation that they raped a white woman seven decades ago, making partial and belated amends for one of the greatest miscarriages of justice of Florida's Jim Crow era. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 10, 2021 16:49 PM EST

Palm Beach Post. November 6, 2021. Editorial: Public must have a say in redrawing political districts In 1812, Massachusetts Gov. and American Founding Father Elbridge Gerry signed a bill that created a Boston legislative district in the shape of a...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 03, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 2, 2021. Editorial: UF’s attack on academic freedom exposes a partisan agenda The University of Florida has put the interests of Gov. Ron DeSantis and the chairman of its board of trustees above the values of an...

'Groveland Four' charges could be dropped 70 years later

Oct. 26, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A local prosecutor has filed a motion to clear the names of four young African American men who were wrongly accused of raping a white woman more than seven decades ago in what is considered one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in Jim Crow-era Florida. ...