Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 15:55
With events underway to commemorate a historic march for voting rights, legal battles are unfolding in Texas and North Carolina to defend students' right to vote and run for office, with students at historically black colleges and universities bearing the brunt of recent voter suppression efforts.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 17:13
"If you know this history," said Rev. William Barber of the N.C. NAACP, "you understand why every North Carolinian ought to be sick to their stomach."
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 14:53
The Republican-led state Senate unveiled legislation this week that will make it harder for hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians to vote. Voting rights advocates are protesting the latest example of the state's regressive political turn.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/17/2013 - 19:41
Democracy North Carolina criticizes the $99,000 fine that's part of the proposed settlement between the utility giant and state regulators over water contamination from its coal-fired power plants as "piddling" while raising concerns about the company's political influence and close ties to Gov. Pat McCrory.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/06/2013 - 19:47
The new issue of The American Prospect looks at changes unfolding in Southern politics, including a piece by Institute writers on the turbulent state of North Carolina.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 19:27
Why is Facing South publisher Chris Kromm getting arrested today? Understand the meaning of Moral Monday and help spread the word.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 15:37
Most surveys on voter ID ask only if voters support or oppose it. But what happens if you ask them about voter ID's potential impact on certain voters, and whether they support less strict alternatives?
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 17:00
The biggest obstacle President Obama faces in his push for immigration reform may be Senate Democrats facing tough races in 2014. But given the changing face of the Southern electorate, their wavering on reform may be short-sighted.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 14:25
Are you a blogger, reporter or otherwise involved in media? Do you want to cover the big stories in the upcoming elections about voting rights and money in politics? Then come to the Institute's media training in North Carolina this weekend.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 08/27/2012 - 17:06
The North Carolina General Assembly's Republican leaders are raising more money from special-interest political action committees than their predecessors, despite promises to end the state's "pay to play" political culture.