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‘Jim Crow 2.0’: Voting Rights Groups Denounce GOP Rewrite of NC Voting Laws

By Alanna Joyner | June 15, 2021

Concerned North Carolinians and local organizations denounced on Monday a group of bills advancing through the state Senate that would make changes to absentee voting and limit sources of funding for election administration in North Carolina.  Republican backed Senate bills 326, 724 and 725, which are expected on the Senate floor this week, mirror the…

State lawmakers recommit to failed austerity despite ongoing pandemic, documented hardship

By Alanna Joyner | June 14, 2021

Last week, Republican House and Senate leaders in the NC General Assembly announced their proposed total spending figure for the state budget, which consists of spending $25.7 billion in 2021-2022 and $26.7 billion in 2022-2023. Details of the budget have not been finalized, yet the state legislature has already contemplated cutting taxes for corporations and…

State election officials are under attack. We must defend them

By Alanna Joyner | June 9, 2021

Across the country, passing restrictive election laws has been one of the top priorities for Republican state legislators this year. In a coordinated effort, Republicans, including legislators in North Carolina, are working from similar playbooks to restrict old policies, create voting barriers for Black and Brown communities — with some states pushing for measures that…

Trump returns to stage with speech at North Carolina GOP convention

By Alanna Joyner | June 7, 2021

Donald Trump returned to the stage on Saturday night, delivering a speech at the North Carolina Republican Party State Convention in Greenville, furthering his long exhausted list of false claims about the 2020 election and divisive rhetoric that was echoed by other NC Republicans.  Trump, who was twice-impeached and incited a violent insurrection at the…

State GOP lawmakers try to limit teaching about race, racism

By Alanna Joyner | June 2, 2021

Across the country, governors and state legislatures in Republican-controlled states are attempting to limit or block educators from teaching about racism in public schools and colleges, a reaction to the nation’s racial reckoning after last year’s police killing of George Floyd.  In a coordinated effort by the GOP, at least 16 state legislatures, including Republicans…

Tillis votes to block commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riot; Burr doesn’t vote

By Alanna Joyner | June 1, 2021

Last week, Senate Republicans blocked the creation of a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate what happened leading up to and during the deadly Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol. The commission, which is modeled after the one that was formed to investigate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, would have been evenly divided…

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“We have a toolbox here in this country. We have several ways in which we engage with the system. That tool box includes collective actions, petitions, how we interact in our work environments, that tool includes collective bargaining, it includes all those things and aslo includes voting”

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“We have a toolbox here in this country. We have several ways in which we engage with the system. That tool box includes collective actions, petitions, how we interact in our work environments, that tool includes collective bargaining, it includes all those things and aslo includes voting”

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Civic education & Accountability

Find out what is happenning in NC politics and the issues affecting transformative action in our state.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi ut ligula ut odio pulvinar mattis. Aliquam interdum nulla at arcu placerat semper. Mauris lobortis neque sit amet quam accumsan, condimentum ultricies erat maximus. Donec leo augue, ullamcorper at blandit ullamcorper, pretium ac purus.

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‘Jim Crow 2.0’: Voting Rights Groups Denounce GOP Rewrite of NC Voting Laws

By Alanna Joyner | June 15, 2021

Concerned North Carolinians and local organizations denounced on Monday a group of bills advancing through the state Senate that would make changes to absentee voting and limit sources of funding for election administration in North Carolina.  Republican backed Senate bills 326, 724 and 725, which are expected on the Senate floor this week, mirror the…

State lawmakers recommit to failed austerity despite ongoing pandemic, documented hardship

By Alanna Joyner | June 14, 2021

Last week, Republican House and Senate leaders in the NC General Assembly announced their proposed total spending figure for the state budget, which consists of spending $25.7 billion in 2021-2022 and $26.7 billion in 2022-2023. Details of the budget have not been finalized, yet the state legislature has already contemplated cutting taxes for corporations and…

State election officials are under attack. We must defend them

By Alanna Joyner | June 9, 2021

Across the country, passing restrictive election laws has been one of the top priorities for Republican state legislators this year. In a coordinated effort, Republicans, including legislators in North Carolina, are working from similar playbooks to restrict old policies, create voting barriers for Black and Brown communities — with some states pushing for measures that…

Trump returns to stage with speech at North Carolina GOP convention

By Alanna Joyner | June 7, 2021

Donald Trump returned to the stage on Saturday night, delivering a speech at the North Carolina Republican Party State Convention in Greenville, furthering his long exhausted list of false claims about the 2020 election and divisive rhetoric that was echoed by other NC Republicans.  Trump, who was twice-impeached and incited a violent insurrection at the…

State GOP lawmakers try to limit teaching about race, racism

By Alanna Joyner | June 2, 2021

Across the country, governors and state legislatures in Republican-controlled states are attempting to limit or block educators from teaching about racism in public schools and colleges, a reaction to the nation’s racial reckoning after last year’s police killing of George Floyd.  In a coordinated effort by the GOP, at least 16 state legislatures, including Republicans…

Tillis votes to block commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol riot; Burr doesn’t vote

By Alanna Joyner | June 1, 2021

Last week, Senate Republicans blocked the creation of a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate what happened leading up to and during the deadly Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol. The commission, which is modeled after the one that was formed to investigate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, would have been evenly divided…

This are the stories
told by the people of North Carolina

Here is a space to showcase the stories we want to highlight .
 
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CJ-face

“We have a toolbox here in this country. We have several ways in which we engage with the system. That tool box includes collective actions, petitions, how we interact in our work environments, that tool includes collective bargaining, it includes all those things and aslo includes voting”

Sarah-face

“We have a toolbox here in this country. We have several ways in which we engage with the system. That tool box includes collective actions, petitions, how we interact in our work environments, that tool includes collective bargaining, it includes all those things and aslo includes voting”

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