September 25, 2020 -
When it comes to abortion, fighting for legality alone will never be enough. Southern abortion funds are building a future where all of us can get the care we need no matter where we live.
October 13, 2017 -
Cassandra Welchlin with the Mississippi Low Income Childcare Initiative and the Mississippi Women's Economic Security Initiative talks about building power for vulnerable people in a hostile environment — and drawing hope from history and her children's future.
May 29, 2015 -
Why was the killing of an African-American man by a white police officer in a South Carolina city met with such a different response than similar tragedies in the North and Midwest? Camera footage made a difference, but so did the years-long building of a community of resistance.
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 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.
November 15, 2013 -
Events were held this week in Durham, N.C. to remember the groundbreaking anti-poverty work of the North Carolina Fund, which went on to serve as a model for President Johnson's War on Poverty. With poverty again on the rise in the state, what lessons might the Fund hold for today?
October 10, 2013 -
A student at a historically black North Carolina college who had his right to run for office challenged has won a city council seat, and students at another of the state's HBCUs marched to the polls en masse in a local election that represented a repudiation of right-wing attacks on public schools.