North Carolina


A protester at Moral Monday march in Raleigh in 2016. (Image via Shutterstock)
My Parents Are Undocumented Immigrants. I’m Voting in North Carolina Because They Can’t.

A first-generation American and NC community college student tells us why immigrant rights and women’s rights are driving her to vote.

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Ricky Hurtado Set Out to Mobilize Latino Voters in North Carolina. Then Coronavirus Hit.

The 31-year-old son of Salvadoran immigrants, a state house candidate endorsed by former President Barack Obama, wants to give Latinos a say, even in Donald Trump's America.

The RNC held some live events during their four-day convention in NC. Now four people have tested positive for coronavirus. (Image via Shutterstock)
The RNC Held In-Person Events. Now Four Attendees Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus.

NC Democratic Party calls RNC live events, despite the coronavirus, a “reckless, short-sighted attempt to soothe Donald Trump’s ego.”

House minority leader Darren Jackson, D-Wake, wears a mask at the legislature April 28. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
N.C. House Dems Say It’s Too Risky To Meet In Person

Several legislative members are asking to allow remote sessions, to avoid spreading COVID-19 at the state legislature.

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North Carolina Governor: RNC Hasn’t Submitted Safety Plan

After Trump insists a full scale in-person convention be held in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper prioritizes safety measures.

Thomas Phillips and Caleb Parker kiss during their Feb. 29 wedding in Durham. Twelve United Methodist ministers risked discipline from the international church for participating in the same-sex wedding. (Photo by Tammy Jean Lamoureux of L'Amour Foto).
Methodists Banned Gay Marriage. But 12 of Their NC Pastors Defied the Church Together

One of the world's largest Christian denominations banned same-sex marriage. But a spring wedding in North Carolina defied the church.

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N.C. Is Taking It Slow on Reopening. Here’s How That Compares to Our Neighbors.

Gov. Cooper ordered the state move to Phase 2 of reopening Friday. But questions remain about the virus’ spread.