WILMINGTON, NC (WECT/WNCN) - New records in the Wilmington 10 case could show the prosecutor tried to fill the jury with members from the Ku Klux Klan, according to WNCN.
That way, the civil rights activists would be convicted and jailed.
The state's NAACP released 40-year old jury selection notes Tuesday, saying they were written by former District Attorney Jay Stroud.
Next to some juror names is written, "Probably K.K.K."
The NAACP is asking Gov. Bev. Perdue to pardon the activists, who were convicted of arson in the 1970s and stayed in jail until the 80s, when their cases were overturned.
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