The Division: New Orleans – part two

The Division: New Orleans – part two

By The Guardian

Today in Focus

Saturday, 7 May

In 1995, Kuantay Reeder is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit. He spends years doing hard labour in the fields of the prison, and trying to have his conviction overturned. By 2020, he has exhausted almost every legal avenue available to him. But 2020 is also the year that Jason Williams is elected to be the new district attorney of New Orleans. Will the creation of a new civil rights division in his office offer hope to Reeder?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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