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H is for Hurricane

Disasters and AccidentsHurricanes and Tropical StormsCrime, Law and JusticeCrimeMusicEntertainmentMeteorological Disasters
The protest song and subsequent benefit concert increased public awareness around the imprisonment of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Charged with a triple murder, Carter's trial was marred with accusations of racism and evidence tampering. In 1988, all charges were dropped against Carter. Photo by Blank Archives/Getty Image