Supporters of those charged in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol pass a counter-protester with a 'LOSER' sign in Washington, DC. North Carolina was home to 18 of the insurrectionists. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
How to Stop the Insurrectionist Next Door

Of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists, 18 called North Carolina home. Here's how seemingly normal people become extremists, how to spot it and ways to stop it.

North Carolina singer-songwriter Fantasia Barrino performs in 2018.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/WireImage)
NC Women Rockers Who Shook Up the Music World

It's Women Rock Day, and we're paying tribute to these North Carolina visionaries who broke barriers and blazed new trails in popular music.

Families have been celebrating Kwanzaa since 1966, when Dr. Maulana Karenga introduced the amalgamation of East and West African traditions to help Black people reconnect to their African heritage. (Hill Street Studios/Getty Images)
Celebrate Kwanzaa In Person and Online at These Events Across North Carolina

North Carolina has many events this week of Kwanzaa to reconnect you to African culture.

A special time of year calls for special drinks. Try these alcohol optional seasonal favorites from NC food and drink experts. (The Good Brigade/Getty Images)
Holiday Cocktails to Keep Your Spirits High

A special time of year calls for elevated refreshment. NC tastemakers share recipes for festive, alcohol-optional holiday drinks.

Oftentimes women escaping intimate partner violence are starting at a deficit, because they must leave necessities such as clothing and shoes behind. Charlotte's Eva Lee Parker Fund helps replace those items for them and their children. (Viviane Moos/Corbis via Getty Images)
‘Impossible to Leave on Her Own’: NC Domestic Violence Survivors Request More Help During Holidays

As survivors attempt to escape domestic violence over the holidays, requests for help from NC advocates have skyrocketed.

Curling up on a chilly morning with holiday movie classics are a tradition many families enjoy. These seasonal movies feature Black leads and mostly Black casts. (Getty Images)
From ‘The Wiz’ to ‘Jingle Jangle,’ 9 Holiday Classics With Black Leads To Stream

Here are 9 classic Christmas movies featuring Black leads and casts, and where to find them on streaming services.

A young child in neatly plaited hair sits on the lap of a Santa Claus character in a red suit with whit trim, a red and white hat and white gloves. Both the boy and the actor are Black.
Black Santas Spread Joy and an Important Message. Here’s Where to Find Them in NC.

Black Santas are more popular than ever among families of all races. Here's why, and where you can see some Black Santas this holiday season in North Carolina.