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Racist Roots Screening and Panel Discussion at Omni Cinemas in Fayetteville

Omni Cinemas 3729 Sycamore Dairy Rd., Fayetteville, North Carolina

Join us Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm at Omni Cinemas in Fayetteville, NC for The Racist Roots of NC’s death penalty and the Commutation Campaign to end it! Racist Roots is a powerful 25-minute film that reveals North Carolina death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, lynching, and racism. Nick Courmon will perform spoken word poetry, and will […]

Racist Roots Film Screening and Panel Discussion at Central United Methodist Church in Asheville

Central United Methodist Church 27 Church St, Asheville, NC, United States

Join us Wednesday, May 8th at 5:30pm at Central United Methodist Church in Asheville, NC for The Racist Roots of the NC’s death penalty and the Commutation Campaign to end it! Racist Roots is a powerful 25-minute film that reveals North Carolina death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, lynching, and racism. Following the film Jean Parks, […]

Racist Roots Film Screening and Panel Discussion at App State University

Plemmons Student Union room 226- Linville Falls 263 Locust St, Boone, NC, United States

Join us Sunday, April 14th from 4-5:30 pm at the Plemmons Student Union (Room 226- Linville Falls) on the campus of Appalachian State University for The Racist Roots of the NC's death penalty and the Commutation Campaign to end it! Racist Roots is a powerful 25-minute film that reveals North Carolina death penalty's deep entanglement with slavery, lynching, and racism. […]

Racist Roots Film Screening and Panel Discussion at UNC School of Social Work

Tate Turner Kuralt Building, UNC School of Social Work 325 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC

We are very excited to be hosting a Racist Roots screening and panel discussion at the UNC School of Social Work on Tuesday, March 26th from 12:30 to 2pm! "Racist Roots" is a powerful 25-minute film that reveals the North Carolina death penalty's deep entanglement with slavery, lynching, and racism. Following the film there will […]

Racist Roots Film Screening in collaboration with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library 301 E WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC

Racist Roots is a 25-minute film created by the Center for Death Penalty Litigation which educates and brings awareness to the public about the injustices of the death penalty in North Carolina. The film explores the history of the death penalty in North Carolina and it's entanglement with slavery, lynching and racism, and shares the […]

Racist Roots: A conversation about NC’s death penalty and a Jewish response

Congregation Beth Israel 229 Murdock Ave., Asheville, United States

The evening will use the powerful film Racist Roots as a context for panel discussion followed by Q&A. Panelists will include Julia Millar, an anti-death penalty organizer guided by her Jewish values; Alfred Rivera, a Muslim who spent 2 years on NC’s death row before he was exonerated, and Frank Goldsmith, a former civil rights […]

Racist Roots: Building an Interfaith Movement to Topple NC’s Death Penalty

Virtual

Join us for an online screening of the powerful film “Racist Roots” followed by a panel discussion focused on an interfaith response to the film and the importance of building a religious/ spiritually diverse and inclusive death penalty abolition movement. Panelists will include Rev. Jennifer Copeland, Executive Director of the NC Council of Churches; Julia […]

Racist Roots Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Eno House 903 Eno St., Hillsborough, NC, United States

Join us to watch “Racist Roots,” a powerful 30-minute film that demonstrates the deep entanglement with white supremacy and racial terror lynching to today’s death penalty in North Carolina. After the film, Noel Nickle, Executive Director of the NC Coalition of Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NCCADP), will moderate a panel discussion ending with Q&A. […]

‘Racist Roots’ Screening & Panel Discussion

Queens University, Greenhoot Recital Hall in the Gambrell Center 2319 Wellesley Ave., Charlotte, NC, United States

This event is hosted by the Stan Greenspon Holocaust and Social Justice Education Center. Panelists will include exoneree Alfred Rivera, death penalty attorney Henderson Hill, and historian Prof. Gregory Mixon. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Rodney Sadler, Jr. Dessert, coffee and tea will be served. The event is free and open to the […]

UNC-Wilmington Racist Roots Screening

UNCW

We're excited to be screening the film Racist Roots on the campus of UNC Wilmington on Wednesday, March 15th, 2-3:30 pm. Find more details in the flyer and please share with your contacts in the New Hanover County area. Thanks to the School of Social Work for hosting this event in honor of National Social […]

Racist Roots Screening at UNC Asheville

Please join us for a screening of Racist Roots on the campus of UNC-Asheville in the Mullen & James Humanities Hall. This powerful short film traces the modern North Carolina death penalty's deep entanglement with slavery, lynching and racism. Based on an online project of The Center for Death Penalty, the film includes the stories […]