Kalvin Michael Smith has spent 19 years in prison for a crime that many people believe he did not commit. Students graduate from college, a filmmaker screens a documentary as part of his senior thesis. A fighter for social justice loses his battle with despair. The attorney general dithers in an election year, and still justice eludes Smith and his family. Senior Editor Jordan Green recounts the long struggle in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.
• High Point Journal: Tax-to-fee conversion looking less appealing to city of High Point
• Editorial: Love is a hotdog
• It Just Might Work: A musician-filmmaker summit
• Fresh Eyes: Growing up poor
• Editor’s Notebook: George the cat
• Citizen Green: ‘Their voices are silenced completely’
• Fun & Games: Triad athletic conferences must oppose HB2
• All She Wrote: Mother’s Day
• Barstool: Tiki’s beer lab
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