True Colors: NC House Bill 805 and the criminalization of protest

Protests in Elizabeth City, NC — taken by author

A man in Salisbury, North Carolina shot into the crowd at a Black Lives Matter protest in the weeks after George Floyd’s murder. A man in Elkin, NC, drove his car into protestors; a judge in Fayetteville was arrested for doing the same. In Wilmington, a man repeatedly drove by racial justice protestors waving a gun out his window. For months, neo-Confederates harassed…