Julia Wall

Dubious Arrests, Death Threats and Confederate Loyalists: Welcome to Graham, N.C.

How a small town became host to a showdown between residents who want to confront its gruesome legacy and the Confederates who claim it to this day. Overseeing it all: a hardline sheriff with a history of restricting protest.

In a Small Town, a Battle for Racial Justice Confronts a Bloody Past and an Uncertain Future

A frustrated Black Lives Matter activist. A die-hard Confederate loyalist. A sheriff who won’t back down. In a place where protests are restricted and violence feels imminent, many cry: “We don’t want to die no more.”

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