We invite you to watch Vox.com’s short video on how the United Daughters of the Confederacy altered the South’s memory of the Civil War. The United Daughters of the Confederacy was a significant leader of the “Lost Cause,” an intellectual movement that revised history to look more favorably on the South after the American Civil […]
Watch now: On June 30, 2021 at 12:30 pm, NC-CRED, the ACLU of North Carolina, and the Center for Death Penalty Litigation co-sponsored a webinar focusing on the historic role of white elites, including judges and lawyers, in the movement to construct Confederate iconography across North Carolina and usher in Jim Crow-era policies.
Watch now: On April 20, 2021, NC CRED and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law co-sponsored a webinar that reviewed the law and ways communities can continue to advocate for the removal of Confederate monuments to white supremacy.
The North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities (NC CRED) is calling on the North Carolina Supreme Court to remove the life-sized portrait of former Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin inside its courtroom as well as the statue of him outside the entrance to NC Court of Appeals.