Groups opposed to repeal of the N.C. Racial Jusice Act will screen the film “At the Death House Door” on Friday, June 10, at Shiloh Institutional Baptist Church.
This 2008 documentary features Carroll Pickett, who served as the death house chaplain to the infamous “Walls” prison unit in Huntsville, Texas. Pickett presided over 95 executions in his 15-year career, including the first by lethal injection. He kept his feelings about his work from his family, instead audio taping an account of each one. Initially pro-execution, he became an anti-death penalty activist.
A panel discussion will follow with Darryl Hunt, who spent nearly 19 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
IF YOU WANT TO GO:
Date: Friday, June 10
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Shiloh Institutional Baptist Church (2400 Greenland Avenue)