Posts Tagged: north carolina

Teaching assistants’ strike stops rehabilitation of Confederate statue

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The war continues to rage at the Chapel Hill campus over the statue of a Confederate statue known as Silent Sam.

Anti-racists at UNC Chapel Hill face repression

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The toppling of Silent Sam drew the ire of white supremacist groups.

Solidarity protects anti-racist activist Maya Little from legal, academic punishment

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On April 30, Maya Little held a symbolic protest at the University of Chapel Hill’s Silent Sam Confederate monument using her own blood and red ink ...

Hurricane, corporate greed dump millions of gallons of pig manure on N. Carolina’s rural poor

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A powerful combination of profit-driven factory pig farming and extreme weather have created a hellscape.

Grocery workers fight union busting in Asheville NC

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An intense labor organizing drive has been underway for several months at the organic grocery store Earth Fare in Asheville, NC.

Activists triumph in court in Durham Confederate monument case

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Eyewitness report from the trial of three defendants accused of pulling down a Confederate memorial.

Campaign launches in North Carolina to raise the minimum wage

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#RaisingWagesNC

Defend Durham’s anti-racist protesters, down with white-supremacy!

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Call the Durham County DA at (919) 808-3010, and ask him to drop all charges against the Durham anti-racist activists.

The struggle at University of North Carolina

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Silent Sam has been a controversial presence on UNC campus for many years having been erected by the Daughters of the Confederacy in 1913.

Moral March on Raleigh biggest yet

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"Standing down is not an option!"