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NC NAACP blasts “racist” actions of prosecutor and Wilmington 10 prosecutor sought KKK jury

In an effort to define both the moral and legal arguments for Gov. Beverly Perdue to grant pardons of innocence to the Wilmington Ten, the NC NAACP Tuesday focused on the now infamous, and many say “illegal” behavior of prosecutor James “Jay” Stroud during the trials forty years ago. ...

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EXCLUSIVE: NATIONAL NAACP BOARD PASSES RESOLUTION SUPPORTING WILMINGTON TEN PARDONS

by CASH MICHAELS By unanimous vote, the national NAACP Board passed a resolution during its Florida retreat last weekend supporting the petition of pardons of innocence for the Wilmington Ten. Rev. William Barber, president of the NCNAACP and a national NAACP Board member, and veteran civil rights attorney Al McSurely, crafted the resolution language. Barber, who is also chair of the national NAACP's Politi ...

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