It seems philanthropic Hov is here for real. The Rap icon has used his celebrity to help raise funds for a cause that will help reverse wrongful convictions.
The NYPD is doing its part to clear the wrongfully accused via a $1.25 million grant which will help those unlawfully convicted of crimes. The police unit announced Monday (Sept. 23), that the Innocence Project would spearhead the fight to exonerate inmates and ex-cons found innocent of wrongdoing, by collecting evidence for their cases.
Talk about vindication after being railroaded by New York police over 30 years ago, Freddie Peacock, a mentally ill New York man, was exonerated Thursday after DNA testing showed he was innocent after spending nearly six years in prison for a 1976 rape he insisted he didn’t commit in 1976. Peacock’s conviction was based on […]