Governor of Virginia posthumously pardons 7 black men executed for rape in 1951

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Seven black men who were executed in 1951 after being convicted of the rape of a white woman in the United States were posthumously pardoned by the governor of Virginia. They were executed in 1951. Frank Hairston Jr., 18, Howard Lee Hairston, 18, Booker T. Millner, 19, Joe Henry Hampton, 19, James Luther Hairston, 20, … Read more