Wilmington 10 http://wfae.org en Wilmington 10 Member: Pardon Lifts Painful Cloud http://wfae.org/post/wilmington-10-member-pardon-lifts-painful-cloud <p>This week Governor Bev Perdue signed a pardon of innocence for the Wilmington 10.&nbsp; That’s a group of nine black men and one white woman who were falsely convicted of fire-bombing a white-owned grocery store in a black neighborhood in Wilmington more than forty years ago.&nbsp; Their trial gained national attention.&nbsp; A few years after the trial, the prosecution’s key witnesses came forward and recanted their testimony.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 20:08:55 +0000 Lisa Miller 18780 at http://wfae.org Governor Perdue Pardons Wilmington 10 http://wfae.org/post/governor-perdue-pardons-wilmington-10 <p></p><p>Governor Bev Perdue has signed a pardon of innocence for the Wilmington 10.&nbsp; That’s a group of civil rights activists who were falsely convicted more than 40 years ago in the fire-bombing of a grocery store in Wilmington.&nbsp; The case got world-wide attention.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 01:12:25 +0000 Lisa Miller 18603 at http://wfae.org