CARTER, RUBIN "HURRICANE" ORIGINAL FREEDOM FROM POLICE REPRESSION PIN
History: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was and continues to be one of the great figures of controversy in the history of boxing. Never a champion, but recognized as one of the dangerous middleweight contenders of the 1960's his career was cut short when he stood accused and later convicted of murder in New Jersey. His life has been recently portrayed in film in the movie HURRICANE starring Denzil Washington. Presented here is an original pinback button from the 1970's declaring freedom to Carter and John Artis and an end to police repression. This pinback measures 1 3/4 inches in diameter.The opinback is orriginal and in mint condition.The front and back are clean.Rare.