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Judge To Exonerate 'Friendship 9' Activists 54 Years After Arrest
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Judge To Exonerate 'Friendship 9' Activists 54 Years After Arrest

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Judge To Exonerate 'Friendship 9' Activists 54 Years After Arrest

Judge To Exonerate 'Friendship 9' Activists 54 Years After Arrest
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The "Friendship Nine" were college students arrested for a sit-in at a South Carolina lunch counter in 1961. A judge is set to clear them of a five-decades-old trespassing conviction.

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