The host of "The Tom Joyner Morning Show" said a pardon could bring about long-overdue justice.
Joyner learned of the fate of landowning farmers Thomas and Meeks Griffin during filming of the PBS documentary "African American Lives 2." He says he was stunned by what happened.
The Griffins and two other black men were executed for the April 1913 shooting death of 73-year-old John Lewis of Blackstock. The four were implicated by a small-time criminal, who testified against them in a deal to spare his life. Records show he later said the four knew nothing about the murder.
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