Four Florida men pardoned for racially-charged 1949 rape conviction

CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez joins CBSN to discuss the Florida Clemency Board’s decision to pardon the so-called Groveland Four. They were four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in 1949 and convicted by an all-white jury.

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