Report Back From An Anti-ICE Protest In NC

By Anti-Capital, Itsgoingdown.org -

Over the last week, there has been a wave of ICE arrests across North Carolina. Perhaps the most notable is a workplace raid that took place at Bear Creek Arsenal, a firearms manufacturing plant, [...]

Paying It Forward: North Carolina J20 Ex-Defendants Pass On Anti-Repression Funds

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Two years ago, roughly twenty anarchists, anti-fascists, and anti-capitalists from the North Carolina region were among the 200+ people arrested for disrupting the Presidential Inauguration [...]

Samuel Oliver-Bruno Kidnapped By ICE: Sanctuary Is Disobedience

By Anonymous, Itsgoingdown.org -

The biggest sale this year for Black Friday is deportation. As millions gathered around tables and screens, celebrating their families and purchases, we the folks of North Carolina are in [...]

Read The Moving Letter The Descendant Of A Racist Confederate Leader Wrote In Support Of Anti-Racist Activists

By Kali Holloway, Independentmediainstitute.org -

Meg Yarnell, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Julian Carr, is calling for academic and criminal charges to be dropped against Maya Little and other anti-racist activists who have been [...]

Hurricane Florence Highlights The Cruel Reality Of Factory Farming

By Kenny Torrella, Buzzflash.com -

Broiler chickens (chickens raised for meat) are the top agricultural commodity in North Carolina. In 2015, 823 million broiler chickens were raised in the state. (Photo credit: North Carolina [...]

In North Carolina, Co-Ops Are Building A More Democratic Economy

By Junior Walters, Facingsouth.org -

Nestled at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina, Morganton may seem like an unlikely place to find a large Mayan community. But since the 1980s, the Burke County city [...]

How The Confederate Statue Came Down In Chapel Hill

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Silent Sam has been a flashpoint for anti-racist struggle for at least fifty years. It was donated to the university and erected in 1913 during the Jim Crow era by the United Daughters of the [...]

Make It Right Project Billboards Boost Activist Campaigns To Remove ‘Silent Sam’ Confederate Monument

By Staff, Independentmediainstitute.org -

Raleigh, N.C.  — The Make It Right Project has put up two Raleigh-area billboards that support the removal of UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as “Silent Sam.” The signs, which include [...]

20,000 North Carolina Teachers Walk Out, Demanding More Resources And Better Pay

By Ilana Novick, Truthdig.com -

Twenty thousand teachers staged a school walkout in North Carolina on Wednesday, demanding better salaries and more money for education. Forty school districts canceled classes in what The New [...]

North Carolina Teachers Just Closed Schools With A Massive Protest

By Dave Jamieson, Huffingtonpost.com -

Thousands of North Carolina teachers poured into downtown Raleigh and marched to the state’s General Assembly on Wednesday morning in the latest in a series of red-state public school teacher [...]

How Solar Panels On A Church Rooftop Broke The Law In N.C.

By Dan Gearino, Insideclimatenews.org -

A North Carolina environmental group that tried to challenge the state's utility monopoly by installing solar panels on the roof of a predominantly African-American church and selling the church [...]

How Durham, NC Became The First U.S. City To Ban Police Exchanges With Israel

By Zaina Alsous and Sammy Hanf, Mondoweiss.net -

Durham, North Carolina became the first city in the country to ban local police exchanges with Israel on April 16, when the city council unanimously passed a resolution opposing any international [...]

Man Led Away In Handcuffs After Protest Outside Duke Energy CEO’s Home

By Staff, Wsoctv.com -

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - One person was arrested after a handful of protesters set up a makeshift fracking tower outside the south Charlotte home of Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good Wednesday morning. About [...]

CIA’s Secret Torture Program Sparked Citizen-led Public Reckoning In North Carolina

By Alexandra Moore, Activistpost.com -

President Donald Trump’s nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, is reported to have overseen a U.S. site in Thailand where torture of a suspected terrorist took place. Later she allegedly helped [...]

North Carolina Tribes Fear Impact Of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction

By Elizabeth Outz, Energynews.us -

American Indian tribes in the path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are making an eleventh-hour plea to stop construction until regulators can ensure ancient artifacts and their ancestral lands [...]