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Dismantling Structural Racism and Mass Incarceration Across North Carolina

Through community education, narrative shift, and litigation, Emancipate NC supports North Carolina’s people as they free themselves from mass incarceration and structural racism.

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The Story of Lester Kearney

The Story of Lester Kearney

The following is commentary by Elizabeth Simpson about the trial of Lester Kearney, and Emancipate NC’s role in shifting the narrative in the case,...

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It’s systemic racism, dummy

It’s systemic racism, dummy

Tyre Nichols is dead because systemic and institutional racism do not allow for Black people to be treated as human. Darryl Tyree Williams is dead...

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Through community education and mobilization, we work to dismantle structural racism and mass incarceration in North Carolina. We are also home to the Freedom Fighter Bond Fund that provides bond money and legal defense costs for activists facing arrest and legal jeopardy for causes related to racial, social, gender, economic, and environmental injustice. Your gift today helps us fight for a just future.