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The Groveland Four Are Pardoned, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case

Four black men were accused of raping a white woman in Florida in 1949. Two were killed. Two were imprisoned. On Friday, they were pardoned.

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Florida pardons 4 black men accused of 1949 rape

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) " After a dramatic, hourlong meeting that recalled events from nearly seven decades ago, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state's three-member Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 case now seen as a...

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La prima de uno de los afroamericanos acusados injustamente de violar a una chica blanca de 17 años en 1949 pidió que los exoneraran y llamó mentirosa a la que los acusó entonces. … Click to Continue »

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New York now has 5 House members leading committees

WASHINGTON – New York is in the House. For the first time in modern history, New York will have five House members in charge of committees. Since 1949, there have been four instances when New York had three chairs, but five at one time is an anomaly. “It is great for our nation,” said Rep....

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Florida pardons 4 blacks accused of 1949 rape of white woman

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the independently elected Cabinet granted posthumous pardons to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago in a case now seen as a racial injustice.

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German opera singer Theo Adam dies at 92

BERLIN (AP) " Theo Adam, a German opera singer renowned for his Wagner roles, has died. He was 92.German news agency dpa quoted Adam's family Friday confirming that the bass-baritone died Thursday at a care home in his hometown of Dresden.Adam made his debut at the Staatsoper Dresden in 1949 before...

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El nuevo gobernador de Florida, Ron DeSantis, concedió este viernes un perdón oficial póstumo a cuatro afroamericanos acusados injustamente de la violación de una mujer blanca hace 70 años, un … Click to Continue »

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DeSantis, Florida cabinet pardon black men, known as Groveland Four, accused of 1949 rape

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a state cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in 1949.         

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DeSantis, Florida cabinet pardon black men, known as Groveland Four, accused of 1949 rape

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a state cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in 1949.        

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