Walter McMillian

Walter “Johnny D.” McMillian was an African-American pulpwood worker from Monroeville, Alabama, who was wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Wrote about in the Just Mercy. | eji.org/

MOVIE: Just Mercy

A movie based on the true story told in the book, “Just Mercy.” It tells the story of lawyer Bryan Stevenson (played by Michael Jordan), who works to overturn the wrongful conviction of a Black American man named Walter McMillian (played by Jamie Foxx).