Timothy Tyson http://wunc.org en The Wilmington 10 http://wunc.org/post/wilmington-10 <p>In 1972, 10 young activists in Wilmington were convicted of arson and conspiracy related to racial violence. Their conviction immediately became a worldwide cause. Now, <span class="link-external"><a href="http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2012/11/27/20/49/15SWzk.So.156.pdf">legal notes from the original prosecutor of the case</a></span> raise more questions about the fairness of the trial. The Wilmington 10 are seeking to clear their names with a pardon from outgoing <span class="link-external"><a href="http://www.governor.state.nc.us/">Gov. Bev Perdue</a></span>.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:43:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 5954 at http://wunc.org