Veshon Shaw’s life changed forever in 2017 when a court placed him and many of his friends and family members in Wilmington under a “gang injunction.” The ACLU of North Carolina recently represented Veshon and two other people subjected to the injunction.
Equality, liberty, and justice for all
“Una cosa es escuchar sobre la gente que está siendo detenida y separada todos los días, es otra cosa vivir ese sufrimiento por ti misma,” explica Yolanda Zavala, madre de cinco hijos quien emigró a Carolina del Norte desde Michoacán hace dos décadas.
“It’s one thing to know that people are being detained and separated every day. It’s another to experience that pain and suffering for yourself,” explains Yolanda Zavala, a mother of five who immigrated to North Carolina from southern Mexico more than two decades ago.