Darrell Cannon was tortured into confessing to a crime he didn't commit and was sentenced to life in prison. He was exonerated in 2004 and released from prison in 2007.
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Paul Weaver, Laramie City Council representative, says that when the state of Wyoming failed to act, Laramie saw the need for action and stepped in to protect gays and lesbians in the community.
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Civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams speaks during the memorial service for the late civil rights leader Julian Bond, who succeeded her as leader of the NAACP, on Tuesday at the Lincoln Theater in Washington.
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Former Madison, Ala., police officer Eric Parker walks out of the federal courthouse this week. He was accused of using excessive force against Sureshbhai Patel, a visitor from India who testified he didn't understand commands given in English.