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Two death chairs in old Central Prison, Raleigh, NC, death chamber, no date (possibly 1950-60s). Courtesy of Keith Acree. From the General Negative Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC.

The Executioner’s Last Meal

Death row prisoners rarely get last meals, writes Lyle May, who is on death row in North Carolina. But on the night of an execution, the prison staff break room is full of cookies and cake.

A fully masked, anonymous person in cold weather holds a sign that says "defend the Atlanta forest" in an anti Cop City protest.

The Mass ‘Cop City’ Arraignments Were an Absurd Circus

Georgia prosecutors have launched a first-of-its-kind racketeering case against 61 people, ranging from visitors arrested at a music festival to bail fund organizers. The mass-arraignment on November 6 showed just how much of an insane, unconscionable mess the case really is.