Rubin Hurricane Carter Rubin Hurricane Carter (May 6 1937 April 20 2014) was an American/Canadian middleweight boxer who was wrongfully convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. In 1966 police arrested both Carter and friend John Artis for a triple-homicide committed in the Lafayette Bar and Grill in Paterson New Jersey. Police stopped Carters car and brought him and Artis also in the car to the scene of the crime. On..

Rubin Hurricane Carter Rubin Hurricane Carter (May 6 1937 April 20 2014) was an American/Canadian middleweight boxer who was wrongfully convicted of murder and later freed via a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. In 1966 police arrested both Carter and friend John Artis for a triple-homicide committed in the Lafayette Bar and Grill in Paterson New Jersey. Police stopped Carters car and brought him and Artis also in the car to the scene of the crime. On..

On the Cover: Rubin Carter, Football, Denver Broncos  Photographed by: John G. Zimmerman

On the Cover: Rubin Carter, Football, Denver Broncos Photographed by: John G. Zimmerman

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in 1966, wrongly convicted twice of a triple murder and imprisoned for nearly two decades.

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in 1966, wrongly convicted twice of a triple murder and imprisoned for nearly two decades.

Rubin Carter (Hurricane) watches Florentino Fernandez of Cuba fall through the ropes after Fernandez was knocked out in the first round of their fight.

Boxer Rubin (Hurricane) Carter dies at 76

Rubin Carter (Hurricane) watches Florentino Fernandez of Cuba fall through the ropes after Fernandez was knocked out in the first round of their fight.

p class=aboutThisPhotoFormer middleweight contender Rubin Hurricane Carter, dropped by Muhammad Alis hotel suite, to thank the heavyweight champ for his efforts in getting Carter a new trial./p p1976/p

p class=aboutThisPhotoFormer middleweight contender Rubin Hurricane Carter, dropped by Muhammad Alis hotel suite, to thank the heavyweight champ for his efforts in getting Carter a new trial./p p1976/p

#56 Pat Williams Career	Houston Antwine, Gary Walker, Greg Kragen, Sean Jones, Bob Golic, Robert Porcher, Jerry Sherk, Gary Johnson, Keith Hamilton, Rubin Carter Pat could be tied at #20 with Matt Blair and Chuck Foreman if he had played his whole career in MN

#56 Pat Williams Career Houston Antwine, Gary Walker, Greg Kragen, Sean Jones, Bob Golic, Robert Porcher, Jerry Sherk, Gary Johnson, Keith Hamilton, Rubin Carter Pat could be tied at #20 with Matt Blair and Chuck Foreman if he had played his whole career in MN

Rubin Carter  Convicted with a codefendant of three 1966 New Jersey barroom murders they did not commit, Carter was the subject of a Dylan anthem and a 1999 film starring Denzel Washington. He was 76.  http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-rubin-carter-20140426-photo.html

Rubin Carter

Rubin Carter Convicted with a codefendant of three 1966 New Jersey barroom murders they did not commit, Carter was the subject of a Dylan anthem and a 1999 film starring Denzel Washington. He was 76. http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-rubin-carter-20140426-photo.html

p class=aboutThisPhotoActor Denzel Washington (L), star of the film The Hurricane, based on the true story of Rubin Hurricane Carter (C), an innocent man who fought for 20 years for justice, poses at the films premiere party December 14 in Los Angeles with boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Washington portrays Carter in the film./p p1999/p

p class=aboutThisPhotoActor Denzel Washington (L), star of the film The Hurricane, based on the true story of Rubin Hurricane Carter (C), an innocent man who fought for 20 years for justice, poses at the films premiere party December 14 in Los Angeles with boxing champion Evander Holyfield. Washington portrays Carter in the film./p p1999/p

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