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Real Justice: Jailed for Life for Being Black: The Story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter By Bill Swan,

  • Title: Real Justice: Jailed for Life for Being Black: The Story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
  • Author: Bill Swan
  • ISBN: 9781459406650
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rubin Carter was in and out of reformatories and prisons from the age of twelve At twenty four, he became a winning professional boxer and was turning his life around But Carter was also very vocal about racism in the local New Jersey police force In 1966, local policemen arrested Carter and a friend for a triple murder The two were convicted and sent to jail for life.Rubin Carter was in and out of reformatories and prisons from the age of twelve At twenty four, he became a winning professional boxer and was turning his life around But Carter was also very vocal about racism in the local New Jersey police force In 1966, local policemen arrested Carter and a friend for a triple murder The two were convicted and sent to jail for life Carter spent nearly twenty years in jail, proclaiming his innocence.A teen from Brooklyn, Lesra Martin, heard Carter s story and believed he was innocent He and a small group of Canadians contacted Carter and began working with Carter s lawyers in New York to get the boxer exonerated In 1985, a judge released Carter, ruling that Carter s conviction had been based not on evidence, but on racism.Carter moved to Canada in 1985, where until his death in 2014 he worked helping others prove that they had been wrongfully convicted.
    Real Justice Jailed for Life for Being Black The Story of Rubin Hurricane Carter Rubin Carter was in and out of reformatories and prisons from the age of twelve At twenty four he became a winning professional boxer and was turning his life around But Carter was also very vocal ab

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    1. Given To Me For An Honest ReviewReal Justice Jailed for Life for Being Black The Story of Rubin Hurricane Carter by Bill Swan well all I can say is boy do I remember this well I was a young girl in high school when all of this happened Anyway, this is a book that once you open it to read you are going to have a real hard time putting it down It is a real page turner with a few twists and turns Rubin had been in and out of juvenile hall reformatories up until age of 12 When he was 24, he became a [...]

    2. Rubin Carter was in and out of reformatories and prisons from the age of twelve At twenty four, he became a winning professional boxer and was turning his life around But Carter was also very vocal about racism in the local New Jersey police force In 1966, local policemen arrested Carter and a friend for a triple murder The two were convicted and sent to jail for life Carter spent nearly twenty years in jail, proclaiming his innocence.A teen from Brooklyn, Lesra Martin, heard Carter s story and [...]

    3. Amazing book 1960 s being pulled over for driving while black police cover up, blatant lying, witnesses lying and changing their stories Rubin Hurricane Carter gets jailed for life, for a crime he never commits He tries his entire life to clear his name the obstacles, trials and tribulations this man goes through How he tries to help other convicts in the same predicament Really quick read, a page turner Unbelievable

    4. Hurricane s story is an interesting one for young readers to examine especially relevant today in the wake of police brutality against minorities I was disappointed that it seemed to be heavily taken from so many other sources without anything new to offer, and it does gloss over other impacts of Hurricane s life that make the story so complex His infidelity, domestic violence charges, complicated relationships with close family and friends, etc.

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