Families react after the Groveland Four get pardoned

All members of the Groveland Four — four young black men falsely accused of raping a white woman in Lake County — were pardoned on Jan. 11, 2019, after nearly 70 years.
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All members of the Groveland Four — four young black men falsely accused of raping a white woman in Lake County — were pardoned on Jan. 11, 2019, after nearly 70 years.

Samantha J. Gross is a state government reporter for the Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times bureau in Tallahassee, where she covers state government and politics. Before she moved to the Sunshine State, she covered breaking news at the Boston Globe and the Dallas Morning News.