Sunday, August 19, 2012

Kevin Cooper: "A matter of life and freedom: The Wrongful conviction of Kevin Cooper," by photojournalist Anita Kinley. Must Read.

Story: "A matter of life and freedom: The wrongful conviction of Kevin Cooper," by Anita Kinley, an independent photojournalist based in Hot Springs, Arizona, published on July 31, 2012.

GIST: "After learning about Mr. Cooper’s situation and the circumstances surrounding his wrongful conviction, I knew I had to tell his story. Was he the man in my dream? Maybe, or a symbolism for the many individuals wrongfully convicted and imprisoned each year in the American Criminal Justice System. It is my desire, that after you learn about Kevin’s struggle, that your voice will not be silent until the State of California sets him free. He is an innocent man!"

The entire post can be found at:


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