Tyrone Greenlee gives persistent voice to concerns over racism, social justice

Story in the Asheville Citizen-Times Sunday Edition about community leader Tyrone Greenlee includes his instrumental work in WNC for the NC Racial Justice Act, which seeks to eliminate racial bias in the imposition of the death penalty in North Carolina.

Tyrone Greenlee, executive director of the nonprofit Christians for a United Community, works out of an office in the rectory of St. Matthais Episcopal Church off South Charlotte Street. Greenlee said his organization wants to keep a conversation about racism and social justice issues going in Asheville. "This is ongoing work, work you never leave," he said. 

Tyrone Greenlee, executive director of the nonprofit Christians for a United Community, works out of an office in the rectory of St. Matthais Episcopal Church off South Charlotte Street. Greenlee said his organization wants to keep a conversation about racism and social justice issues going in Asheville. “This is ongoing work, work you never leave,” he said. / Erin Brethauer/ebrethau@citizen-times.com
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