The Sentinel: Reflecting on Anthony Ray Hinton’s Powerful Visit
He spent 30 years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. A victim of a racially-biased and wholly unjust criminal justice system, Anthony Ray Hinton finally found freedom after receiving help and support from Bryan Stevenson, a lawyer and the face of the Equal Justice Initiative – a nonprofit advocating for equal treatment in the American justice system.
On Friday December 7, St. Luke’s students and faculty had the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Hinton to the Hilltop. Hinton, whose heartfelt and passionate words were the subject of the CGL conversation that followed his talk, shared experiences of hardship, perseverance, and resentment as he recounted heartbreaking memories of sheer injustice…
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