In 2015, the North Carolina legislature passed a law that says “… a monument, memorial, or work of art owned by the State may not be removed, relocated, or altered in any way without the approval of the North Carolina Historical Commission.” This law applies specifically to “objects of remembrance” located on public property. On […]
Join the NC Council of Churches and NC CRED for a discussion with Dr. Karen L. Cox, author of No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice.
Today, the North Carolina Commission on Racial Equity and Ethnic Disparities (NC CRED) launched a statewide campaign to remove Confederate monuments from courthouse grounds.
National Consortium, of which NC CRED is a member, calls for removal of Confederate monuments from courthouses and public spaces
Watch a recording of the July 15 webinar, “Balancing the Scales: The Injustice of Confederate Monuments in Public Spaces,” presented by NC CRED.
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.
“As a recent op-ed revealed in the News & Observer this week, the over-sized portrait of Thomas Ruffin, a 19th century NC Supreme Court Justice who strongly espoused pro-slavery views both on and off the bench, and was a notoriously brutal slave-owner himself, still hangs in a prominent place in the court room of the […]
R E S O L U T I O N By the North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System on September 5, 2017: WHEREAS, the North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (“NC-CRED”) was established in September 2012 to identify, understand, and remedy […]