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…]

Action Update: Unequal Enforcement of Panhandling Law

Last Friday, when we announced that eight local ministers would violate Durham’s anti-panhandling law because we believe it to be an unjust law, I wrote a personal note to Durham’s Police Chief. I told him what we intended to do and where and when we would do it. I assured him of our commitment to [Read More…]