H is for Hurricane

The protest song and subsequent benefit concert increased public awareness around the imprisonment of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter.  Charged with a triple murder, Carter's trial was marred with accusations of racism and evidence tampering.  In 1988, all charges were dropped against Carter.

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The protest song and subsequent benefit concert increased public awareness around the imprisonment of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Charged with a triple murder, Carter's trial was marred with accusations of racism and evidence tampering. In 1988, all charges were dropped against Carter.

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