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Justifying and Legitimizing Racism: The Role of Lawyers in Confederate Iconography at NC Courthouses
June 30, 2021 @ 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
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 will co-sponsor 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. We will also discuss the importance of engaging lawyers in today’s Confederate monument removal efforts.