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1986

Levin, Alan

Joy erupts as 300 hail 'Parky' Grace

New Bedford (Mass.) - Describes the homecoming party for Parky when he was released from prison.

Frank Grace Papers

1984 Oct. 9

Charig, Margaret

'Parky' Grace: a story of black pride, anger

New Bedford (Mass.) - Describes life and events in New Bedford at the time of Marvin Morgan's murder, and the anger and fear in the city's West End between the police and the community, of which Parky was an active member. Incomplete.

Frank Grace Papers

1984 Sept. 14

Charig, Margaret

Decision in retrial bid weeks away: hearing on 1974 murder conviction ends

New Bedford (Mass.) - Describes some of what happened during the hearing in 1984 to determine if Parky would get a new trial, mostly based on witness testimonies, as well as other evidence of issues during the first trial.

Frank Grace Papers

1986

Curwood, Steve

A murder conviction overturned after 11 years for former New Bedford Black Panther leader

Boston (Mass.) - Describes the decision to overturn Parky's murder conviction, gives some background on the night of the murder and the original trial, and some biographical information on Parky from when he fought in Vietnam and how it affected him.

Frank Grace Papers

1986 Apr. 16

Charig, Margaret

Order for new trial overturned: high court: judge's ruling on murder case flawed

New Bedford (Mass.) - Describes the decision of The Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts to overrule the judge's decision to grant Parky Grace a new trial. Also describes a few of the testimonies that led to Parky being granted a new trial in 1985.

Frank Grace Papers