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Replay: Civil rights attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Ted Shaw discuss justice, hope in Charlotte

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Bryan Stevenson founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., a nonprofit that represents the poor.
Bryan Stevenson founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., a nonprofit that represents the poor. PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE

Fifty years since passage of the Voting Rights Act, what is the state of civil rights today in the United States? Civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson, who has been called ‘America’s young Nelson Mandela’ and Ted Shaw of The Center for Civil Rights at UNC School of Law will tackle the issue during a forum Wednesday in Charlotte.

The forum is sponsored by Bank of America, Levine Museum of the New South and The Charlotte Observer.

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Live Blog Civil rights attorneys Bryan Stevenson, Ted Shaw on civil rights, justice and hope
 
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