Students and their allies spoke at a press conference outside the N.C. State Board of Elections before a Sept. 3 hearing on the challenge to Elizabeth City State University student Montravias King's bid for a local city council seat. Bryan Perlmutter is third from right in the black T-shirt, holding a sign that says, "In the spirit of Medgar Evers, we stand with Montravias." (Photo by Sue Sturgis.)