Entries tagged with “Guy LeGrande

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History of the Death Penalty


Oct 07, 2020

Groundbreaking Racist Roots’ Project Exposes Racism Endemic in North Carolina’s Death Penalty

North Carolinas death penal­ty is a weapon of social con­trol root­ed in a racist past. That is the mes­sage of a ground­break­ing new col­lab­o­ra­tive project, Racist Roots: Origins of North Carolina’s Death Penalty, by the Durham-based defense orga­ni­za­tion Center for Death Penalty Litigation (CDPL).