The documentary “Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten” screens at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at United Church of Chapel Hill. The film documents the desegregation of New Hanover County Schools, which led to the prosecution of eight innocent black students, a white community organizer and civil rights activist the Rev. Benjamin Chavis.
The documentary “Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten” screens at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at United Church of Chapel Hill. The film documents the desegregation of New Hanover County Schools, which led to the prosecution of eight innocent black students, a white community organizer and civil rights activist the Rev. Benjamin Chavis. News & Observer File Photo
The documentary “Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten” screens at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at United Church of Chapel Hill. The film documents the desegregation of New Hanover County Schools, which led to the prosecution of eight innocent black students, a white community organizer and civil rights activist the Rev. Benjamin Chavis. News & Observer File Photo

Daybook: Feb. 22-25

February 21, 2017 06:00 AM