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NAACP meets with John McNeil and prison officials; Redoubles effort to free man convicted of defending his home & family

After a meeting on Monday with John McNeil at the Macon State Prison in Georgia, the NAACP reiterated their demand for justice in his case at a press conference at the State Capitol. John McNeil was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for defending his family and himself at his home. ...

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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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SUPPORT SWELLS FOR WILMINGTON TEN PARDONS

Thus far, at least two members of Congress; the heads of both the national and state NAACP; a prominent UNC-Chapel Hill law professor, and the head of the United Church of Christ have joined a growing number of supporters ...

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