Irving Joyner 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 The History of Voting http://wunc.org/post/history-voting <p>At the start of our nation, a very small margin of people was allowed the right to vote. Due to decades of struggle, that right is much more widespread today, however, some experts say it’s becoming harder to fulfill. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:22:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Nicole Campbell 3631 at http://wunc.org