CDPL Presents: The Public Launch of Racist Roots (Durham, NC)

Carolina Theatre 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC

The Center for Death Penalty Litigation will host the public launch of Racist Roots, a powerful short film that reveals the North Carolina death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, lynching and racism — and inspires people to join the movement to transform the criminal legal system. This 25-minute film traces the history of the death penalty […]

Racist Roots Screening and Panel Discussion at Good Shepherd United Church of Christ in Cary, NC

Good Shepherd United Church of Christ 1050 NW Maynard Rd, Cary, NC

NCCADP will host a screening and conversation/ discussion with three Raleigh faith communities on Sunday, November 13th, at 4 pm with dinner to follow. Racist Roots is a film based on The Center for Death Penalty Litigation's online project, RacistRoots.org. This powerful 25-minute film explores the NC death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, lynching and racism […]

Racist Roots Screening and Panel Discussion at NC Central University

NCCU Nursing Auditorium Room 1110 1402 S Alston St, Durham, NC

NCCADP will partner with the North Carolina Central University Social Work Department to present the newly released film Racist Roots, a project of The Center for Death Penalty Litigation. Racist Roots is a powerful short film that reveals the North Carolina death penalty's deep entanglement with slavery, lynching and racism - and  inspires people to join the […]

Racist Roots Screening (Winston Salem, NC)

Community Mosque of Winston Salem 1419 Waughtown St, Winston Salem, NC

NCCADP will partner with local organizers in Winston Salem for a Racist Roots screening at The Community Mosque of Winston Salem (1419 Waughtown St). In addition to focusing on the systemic racism of the death penalty, this event will shine a light on the power of the Forsyth County district attorney, who is up for […]

Racist Roots Screening: Chelsea Theater, Chapel Hill

Chelsea Theater 1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Join us on the anniversary of NC's last execution for a very special in-person screening of Racist Roots, a 25-minute film that exposes the modern death penalty's deep entanglement with slavery, lynching & white supremacy. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with James Williams, the former chief public defender for Orange & […]

Racist Roots Screening: University of North Carolina Asheville

Reuter Center, UNC-Asheville 2500 University Heights, Asheville, NC

  In August, North Carolina will mark sixteen years since its last execution, yet the death penalty remains on the books. To honor this anniversary, the NC Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is presenting the Asheville premiere of RACIST ROOTS, a powerful 25-minute film that exposes the death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, […]

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