The View from Below the Cross

On my way into the maximum-security prison that houses North Carolina’s death row, I pass a guard station by the street entrance and look for a parking spot. A middle-aged African-American man in blue uniform pulls out of his spot, and I give him a thankful nod. I’m always surprised how full the parking lot [Read More…]

NC Legislature Votes to Preserve Racial Bias

The North Carolina House of Representatives voted yesterday to approve an “amendment” to the Racial Justice Act that essentially repeals it, making it impossible for death row inmates to appeal their capital sentences as two have already done successfully in NC courts since the historic bill became law last year. Rev. William Barber, our NC [Read More…]