During North Carolina’s May 8 primary elections, voters in 12 prosecutorial districts will have a chance to cast a ballot in races for local district attorneys.
Equality, liberty, and justice for all
Earlier this month, the Nash County Sheriff’s Department entered a partnership with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to enforce federal immigration law through 287(g), a program that has historically been used as a machine to target and racially profile Latinx communities.
Johnnie Rush, a Black resident of Asheville, North Carolina, was brutalized by police simply for jaywalking late at night. His story is yet another in the seemingly endless, endemic tragedy of police violence against people of color. Unlike many of those, it was all caught on video.