Groveland Four Are Exonerated More Than 70 Years Later

The men, known as the Groveland Four, were cleared on Monday after a Florida prosecutor said “a complete breakdown of the criminal justice system” led to the charges in 1949.

Florida clears Groveland Four of 1949 rape of white woman

Florida has formally cleared four Black men who were falsely accused of raping a white woman more than seven decades ago

Groveland Four, the Black men accused in a 1949 rape, get case dismissed

A Florida judge on Monday decided to dismiss the indictments and sentences against the men, known as the Groveland Four.

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