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Pardon for the Scott Sisters

Barbour's Release of Scott Sisters No Shining Example of GOP's Ugly Racial Past

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Barbour deserves credit for taking the step to right a colossal legal wrong. But taking that step can't absolve Barbour, the GOP and the white South of its ugly racial history.

The Need for Justice Doesn't Expire

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Freedom couldn't come soon enough for the sisters who have endured 16 long years in prison -- longer than some convicted murderers or child rapists.