What is not mentioned in the news story here for some odd reason is that a Federal circuit court judge found that the sentences of this victims were politically and racially motivated. The victims some in their teens were given over 20 years a piece. The state of NC has a poor record in this area even to this day which is the main point altogether of this story. It is ignorant to think that the victims of the trials are in this for " the money". 50,000$ for seven - eight years in prison. This is nothing. Isn't even 10,000/year? All these people have had lives since then, worked, raised families and some our well known in their fields. This is about justice. If the perpetrators , the local justice system apologists have their side of the story let's hear it. It should all come out in a fair and balanced way not by some former cop's off hand comment to the press.
The way this story is presented is a sham. WWAY should be able to do a better job than this.
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