'Death Row is the only place I didn’t experience racism'

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Anthony Ray Hinton spent 28 years on death row in Alabama for two murders he didn’t do. He was freed in 2015 when the US Supreme Court quashed his conviction. He was a black man arrested by white police officers, tried by a white prosecutor, convicted by a white jury and sentenced by a white judge. He told Emma Barnett, death row was the one place he didn’t experience racism.

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