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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Wrongful Convictions In 1948, President Trumanpresented the first major civil rights programto Congress. DID YOU KNOW? "We shall not, however, finally achieve the ideals for which this nation wasfounded so long as any American suffers discrimination" - Truman THE TRADE-OFF double click to change this header text! Since 1989, exoneration rates have doubled Racial profiling has become more evident in the recent decade. Since 1932, 40% of eyewitness misidentification is cross racial 204 out of the 325 people exonerated since 1985 were African American 73% of cases involved new DNA profiling technology; while53% of these cases were based on murder charges International Law Article 7 of the UN Declaration of HumanRights states that "all are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law." The ACLU says "the targeting of people of color for detention, interrogations, and searches by law enforcement based on perceivedrace or ethnicity remans a pervasive problem in the US." THE HARD TRUTH The Unintended Consequences Marcus Lyons, accused rapist, attempts to crucify himself after he is released from prison. ZACHARY WOOD Dean Cage, also accused of rape, was convicted by the erroneous ID of a white victim Most cases of wrongful convictions involved male African American adults pointing to the presence of racial profiling in society even today
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