Farm Workers Sue North Carolina To Protect Their Union Rights

By Brian Hauss, aclu.org -

By Brian Hauss for ACLU - Dolores Huerta, the legendary civil rights icon and farmworker activist, had it right: “Organized labor is a necessary part of democracy.” Day in and day out, unions [...]

North Carolina Nixes Part Of The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Proposal

By Lisa Sorg, www.pulse.ncpolicywatch.org -

By Lisa Sorg for The Progressive Pulse - The NC Department of Environmental Quality has rejected the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s erosion and sediment control plan, dealing yet another setback to [...]

North Carolina Delays Decision On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Elizabeth Ouzts, www.southeastenergynews.com -

By Elizabeth Ouzts for Southeast Energy News - Faced with a Monday deadline and a lopsided number of public comments opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s [...]

New Model For Conservative Rule And Progressive Renewal

By Tyler Norris, www.ncpolicywatch.com -

By Tyler Norris for NC Policy Watch - My home state was once a model for progress. For half a century, North Carolina was a beacon of moderation in the South, an outlier dubbed the “Dixie Dynamo” [...]

A Window Into The Horrors Of Our History

By Greg Huffman, www.facingsouth.org -

By Greg Huffman for Facing South - I am a child of the South. I was born in North Carolina, grew up in Catawba County, and have never lived outside the state as an adult. My sister and I joke [...]

Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue In Durham

By Derrick Lewis and Amy Cutler, www.wncn.com -

By Derrick Lewis and Amy Cutler for CBS North Carolina - Around 7:10 p.m. a woman using a ladder climbed the statue of a Confederate soldier and attached a rope around the statue. Moments later, [...]

DuPont, Chemours Sued For Contaminating Drinking Water

By Sharon Lerner, www.theintercept.com -

By Sharon Lerner for The Intercept - AFTER YEARS of litigation over PFOA, an industrial toxin used to make Teflon and other non-stick and stain-resistant products, in 2009 DuPont introduced GenX. [...]

NC Demonstrators Rally For ‘Independence’ From Fossil Fuels

By Darren Botelho, www.wlos.com -

By Darren Botelho for ABC News 13 - ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — A protest against Duke Energy brought dozens of demonstrators to Lake Julian on Tuesday. They called for independence from fossil [...]

North Carolina Anti-Voting Law Finished By Court Challenges

By Derrick Robinson, www.lawyerscommittee.org -

By Derrick Robinson for Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statement regarding today’s [...]

NAACP Calls For Boycott Of North Carolina

By Staff, www.naacp.org -

By Staff of NAACP - RALEIGH, NC—The NAACP Board of Directors announced a resolution calling for the discussion of the first steps of an international economic boycott of the state of North [...]

North Carolina County Sued For Discriminating Against Black Voters

By Kira Lerner, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Kira Lerner for Think Progress - As Attorney General Jeff Session’s shifts the Department of Justice’s focusfrom protecting voting rights to investigating claims of nonexistent fraud, the [...]

RESIST: 80,000 March In Raleigh For Voting Rights, Democracy & #MoralResistance

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff of Common Dreams - Outrage over the Trump administration helped bring tens of thousands of marchers to downtown Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday. Trump and the policies he will try to [...]

Video Shows NC Police Officer Slamming High School Girl To Ground

By Monique Judge, www.theroot.com -

By Monique Judge for The Root - A police officer in Rolesville, N.C., is on administrative leave after video posted to Twitter on Tuesday showed him picking up a female high school student and [...]

Rev. Barber Calls For Boycott In NC After GOP Power Grab

By Amanda Terkel, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Amanda Terkel for The Huffington Post - The Rev. William Barber, head of the North Carolina NAACP and a leading voice on civil rights, is calling for a national economic boycott of his state [...]

Can North Carolina’s Moral Mondays Movement Spark New Civil Rights Fire?

By William Barber II, www.ebony.com -

By William Barber II for Ebony - Donald Trump’s triumph across the South and Midwest, which won him the Electoral College and the White House, did not extend to Governor Pat McCrory in my home [...]