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The Burning of America: Race, Radicalism, and the 'Charlotte Three' Trial in 1970s North Carolina

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This article examines the trial of the \"Charlotte Three,\" African-American civil rights activists convicted of burning a Charlotte horse stable in 1969. The trial typified trials of activists around the South in the 1960s-70s. The strict sentences given to the defendants on the basis of dubious testimony and on prosecutors seeking convictions at all costs, contributed to the demise of civil rights activism.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 76 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p43-65, il, por, f