Gary Myers, a Daily News sports columnist, did us all a big, moving favor with this painful story today, about a young football star wrongfully convicted of rape and imprisoned.
Why is this so important, especially right now? Because Brian Banks, unlike student athlete Brock Turner, didn’t rape anyone. But, unlike Brock Turner, he’s black.
Brian Banks, a promising high school football player who had committed to play at Southern Cal, was an innocent man accused of rape.