Covid, Commutation, and the Black Coalition

July 22, 2020 — We Act Radio’s “Community thru Covid”

Segment 1: Ronnie Long’s case and commutation. Top of the hour

Prof. Jamie T. Lau and AshLeigh Long on the case of Ronnie Long, still serving an 80 year sentence many think he should never have received at all, while facing additional health risks from Covid-19.

More on the #FreeRonnieLong segment and background. Campaign website.

Segment 2: Black Coalition Against Covid. Begins around 33:30

More on the Dr. Tuckson’s report on the BCAC. BCAC website.

Special Guest: Rev. T. Anthony Spearman, president of the NC NAACP, speaks on Ronnie Long’s case as well as issues around Covid-19, inmates, and returning citizens.

Joins the program around the 38:00 mark.

NC NAACP website.


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