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.
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.
Duke University researchers say they hope their ground-breaking report fuels consideration of criminal justice reform in NC.
Advocates say the removal of a potential juror in NC for supporting 'Black Lives Matter' is evidence of systemic racism in the criminal justice system.
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