Alvin Bragg Called Murder Charges against Tracy McCarter, "unjust,'' but Then Left her in the Cold

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by Toter 49 Views comments - In part two of our series, we explore Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s treatment of Tracy McCarter, a Black domestic abuse survivor, who was charged with killing her white husband.At the same time that Bragg campaigned to be Manhattan District Attorney, 46-year-old Tracy McCarter sat confined in Rikers Island because of COVID-19 delays. She had been charged with fatally stabbing her husband, James Murray, but from the moment of her arrest, she’d insisted that she acted in self-defense after Murray attacked her.