It's been about a year since Ricky Kidd was exonerated of charges for a 1996 double homicide he didn't commit. As he's set out to build a new life after 23 years in prison, the world has also changed around him, amid a global pandemic and widespread protests against police violence and racism, including calls for criminal justice reform. In this special episode, producer Frank Carlson catches up with Ricky about the fallout from his case, his work with others who have been wrongfully convicted and the challenges the formerly incarcerated face in restarting their lives. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
Special Episode: Ricky Kidd on life after a 23-year wrongful conviction
Twenty-three years after he was wrongfully convicted of a double homicide, Ricky Kidd was freed from prison. In this special episode from our Broken Justice series, producer Frank Carlson talks with Ricky Kidd about life after prison, the complications of COVID-19 and the challenges the formerly incarcerated face in restarting their lives. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders
Ricky Kidd Speaks on the Injustice of Wrongful Incarceration, replay of KC Star Gun Violence Initiative
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For our show on September 14th, Ricky Kidd will be talking to Teresa Wilke. After 23 years of wrongful incarceration, August 15, 2020 was the one-year anniversary of the date Ricky Kidd regained his deserved freedom. To acknowledge this milestone, he embarked on a cross-country tour – Freedom Lap 2020. At each stop, he recorded […] The post Ricky Kidd Speaks on the Injustice of Wrongful Incarceration, replay of KC Star Gun Violence Initiative appeared first on KKFI.
The Exoneration Nation Featuring Ricky Kidd S1-E23
After 23 years behind bars for a crime he never committed, Prysmatic Dreams Author and exonerated free man Ricky Kidd joined the hosts of abolition today in Sumter, SC at the Paul Cuffee Abolitionist center on August 12h during his FREEDOM LAP 2020 TOUR.Our prerecorded discussion will be aired August 16th.abolitiontoday.org
Ricky Kidd is the founder of I am Resiliency, a speaker, an entrepreneur, and a recent exoneree in the state of Missouri. Ricky served 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Today he shares his story, and how he used that time to grow as a man, a leader, and an entrepreneur. Learn more about Ricky's case and the Midwest Innocence Project: https://themip.org/clients/ricky-kidd/
In August, a Missouri judge released Ricky Kidd from prison. Kidd had spent 23 years behind bars for a double murder the judge says Kidd did not commit. Reporter William Joy interviews Kidd on his 45th birthday about his new job at the Midwest Innocence Project, his grandchildren and what birthdays were like behind bars.