In July I wrote this piece, To Kill a Mockingbird: The Eric Frimong Story, about a young Black man falsely convicted of raping a white woman. Investigative journalist Joel Engel did this extensive article, “Exonerating Eric Frimpong”, outling the details of the case and the compelling reasons for a new trial. On December 10th, Eric’s legal team completed arguments before the California Court of Appeals, seeking to overturn his wrongful conviction and order a new trial.
Please read and repost his article on your blogs or websites. This blatant miscarriage of justice needs to be exposed and rectified. The sobering truth is that this could be any one of us in his situation.