Tracy McCarter was incarcerated after killing her partner who attacked her at her home. She separated from him following a pattern of violence. He came to her home and attacked her while trying to get money. She stabbed him in self defense and was incarcerated for seven months at Rickers Island and charged with murder.
She was finally released after a massive public movement for her freedom ensued.
This story highlights the plight of Black women who kill White Men, in self-defense