Source: (2004) Restorative Justice Online. December 2004 Edition.

Truth and Reconciliation Commissions have been convened to address human rights atrocities in several countries. The commissions document what happened and the harms that resulted, and when they work well, they point the way toward reconciliation. One community in the United States, Greensboro, North Carolina, is using this model to address the continuing effects of killings that took place during a 1979 civil rights rally. In this article, Joya Wesley, a freelance journalist working with the Greensboro Truth and Community Reconciliation Project (GTCRP) describes the work of the project.

Read Full Article