August 18, 2014 -
Organizers of campaigns targeting the policies of North Carolina's legislature and pressing for a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast food workers take a broad approach to movement building and solidarity -- and provide new reason for hope in the South.
July 14, 2014 -
Republican Mayor Adam O'Neal of Belhaven, NC is walking to the nation's capital to make the case for Medicaid expansion following the closure of a hospital critical to the residents of his rural coastal community.
June 20, 2014 -
As the North Carolina legislative session draws to a close, Moral Monday organizers are planning a mass protest on June 23 involving sit-ins and teach-ins inside the legislative building to begin the voter mobilization work leading up to the Nov. 4 election.
June 9, 2014 -
Last year a photo of an abortion-rights protester being handed a plate of cookies by North Carolina's governor went viral. Last week she responded by taking McCrory some pastries herself -- cupcakes designed to draw attention to the state's coal ash pollution problem.
May 20, 2014 -
The same day weekly mass protests began again at the North Carolina legislature, civil rights groups filed a legal motion to block a restrictive new voting law from being enforced for this year's election.
April 29, 2014 -
Today marks one year since 17 North Carolinians were arrested for nonviolent civil disobedience while protesting the state's hard-right political turn, sparking a movement that led to the arrests of almost 1,000 people and spread to other states. What's next?
February 28, 2014 -
Historically speaking, African Americans have often connected questions of self-determination and equality at home with the fates of oppressed people in Latin America, Africa, and the Global South generally.
February 7, 2014 -
With a pivotal election approaching, voting rights advocates in North Carolina have launched a project that aims to counter the effects of one of the most restrictive new voting laws in the nation.