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“Racist Roots: Origins of North Carolina’s Death Penalty” Film Screening & Discussion

August 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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The premier of “Racist Roots,” a 25-minute film created by the Center for Death Penalty Litigation, exposes the death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, lynching and racism. The film features several stories of Black men, including an Asheville man, who were unjustly convicted and sentenced to death. Panel discussion will follow.

This event is presented by the NC Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, as part of “Just Sentencing: How North Carolina’s Death Penalty Grew from Racist Roots.” 


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Date:
August 17
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)