On the next American Black Journal,
Danny Burton spent 32 years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction before being released. Stephen talks with Danny and a member of his legal team about what led to his conviction being overturned. Plus, Wayne County brings in the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem to reimagine the county’s approach to handling public defense cases. Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and the head of the Neighborhood Defender Service in Detroit talk about how the change will help improve fairness and reduce wrongful convictions.
Don’t miss American Black Journal on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and again on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on Detroit Public TV, WTVS-Channel 56.