Ronnie Long, who was featured this week in a Cardinal & Pine series, received word of his pardon Thursday from NC Gov. Roy Cooper.
Wrongfully imprisoned in NC for 44 years, Ronnie Long comes to terms with a different world than the one he knew.
Cooper's racial justice task force, created after George Floyd's killing, wants more training, fairer drug laws, and police accountability.
If I were ever given the opportunity to sit down with the future vice president, I'd like to have a meaningful conversation about criminal justice reform.
Weeks after peaceful marchers were pepper-sprayed on the way to the polls, Black Lives Matters supporters will be back in Alamance County this Sunday.
A racial justice task force reporting to Gov. Roy Cooper recommended North Carolina do away with criminal penalties, citing how Black and Latino residents are disproportionately convicted.
A coalition of criminal justice groups are holding a 58-day vigil to pressure Gov. Roy Cooper to do more to protect the 30,000 North Carolinians in prison from COVID-19.