On June 30, 2021 at 12:30 pm, the NC Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (NC CRED), the ACLU of North Carolina, and the Center for Death Penalty Litigation co-sponsored a webinar focusing on the historic role of white elites, including judges and lawyers, in the movement to construct Confederate iconography across North Carolina and usher in Jim Crow-era policies. They also discussed the importance of engaging lawyers in today’s Confederate monument removal efforts.
Award-winning Author and Historian
C. Scott Holmes
Associate Clinical Professor of Law, NCCU
Executive Director of Emancipate NC
Founder and Chair of the NC Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities