After Ignoring Smith’s Supporters For Years, Roy Cooper Ignores The LGBTQ Community

It’s Holy Week, the most important week of the year in the Christian calendar. Even if you don’t believe in the Easter narrative, it’s still a moving story of suffering, injustice and redemption, that should move us from inaction to action. Last year this time the North Carolina NAACP went to our state’s capital to personally appeal to then Attorney General Roy Cooper, and then Governor Pat McCrory to reconsider the wrongful convictions of Dontae Sharpe and Kalvin Michael Smith. … Read the rest

Remember Darryl Hunt-Fight For The Innocent This Easter

Easter to Christians is a time of hope and renewal. Easter is celebration of Christ’s resurrection from the grave after suffering three days on the cross. According to the Christian tradition, Jesus Christ died for our sins so that we might have eternal life (John 3:16). Right now, throughout Winston folks are putting on their Sunday best and heading to church. I’m not the church-going type. But Thursday I drove down to Raleigh’s historic St. Paul AME Church to support … Read the rest