June 17, 2022
Orange County Historic Courthouse
106 E. King Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Special Court Session to Address Orange County Convictions of 1947 Freedom Riders
Friday, June 17, 2022
The community is invited to a special session of Orange County Superior Court scheduled for June 17, 2022 at 2 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse in Hillsborough (106 E. King Street). Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood will open the court session and Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Allen Baddour will preside. The sole matter before the Court will be a Motion for Appropriate Relief seeking to vacate posthumously the 1947 convictions of four original Freedom Riders in the Civil Rights movement.