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The Bernie Meme Traveled the World This Week. Why Not North Carolina?

A mittened Bernie Sanders meme was all the rage during Inauguration Week. So we brought the shivering socialist home to NC.

Caroline Lattimore, a Durham member of the historically Black Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, joined many of her sisters celebrating Vice President Kamala Harris' inauguration Wednesday. (Image via Lattimore)
‘So Very Proud’: How AKA Sisters in NC Greeted Kamala Harris’ Groundbreaking Inauguration

With loads of pink and pearls, North Carolina members of Kamala Harris' historically Black sorority AKA celebrate her historic inauguration.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Joe Biden is sworn in as U.S. President during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.  During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
For Once, This Isn’t About Donald Trump. It’s About the Rest of Us.

As the United States celebrates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' inauguration in DC, a plea for a better America.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) wears a protective mask while walking to the House Floor during a vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives moved forward with impeachment following Vice President Mike Pences refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove Trump from office after protestors breached the U.S. Capitol last week. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
President Trump Has Been Impeached Again. Here’s How Your Representative Voted.

Despite the president’s involvement in a violent attack on the Capitol, no Republican members from NC voted for impeachment of Trump.

Two prospects from Indian Trail, NC — Grayson McCall, left, Sam Howell, right — were among the top 5 quarterbacks in the nation this year. (Images by AP/Graphic by Rebecca Russ for Cardinal & Pine)
How One NC Suburb Rocked College Football in 2020

How Indian Trail, NC, population 40,000, raised two top-five quarterbacks in Sam Howell and Grayson McCall.

WASHINGTON DC, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2021/01/06: Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Rioters broke windows and breached the Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election. Police used batons and tear gas grenades to eventually disperse the crowd. Rioters used metal bars and tear gas as well against the police. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
‘Pretty Damn Scary to Me’: Day After Riots, US Rep. Alma Adams Calls for Trump’s Removal

Rep. Alma Adams says GOP hasn’t done enough, worries Trump-inspired DC riots might spread nationwide and impact Joe Biden’s inauguration.

People shelter in the House gallery as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
‘A Kind of Insurrection Effort’: Rep. David Price Blames Trump for DC Chaos

David Price, the longtime rep from NC, spoke to Cardinal & Pine as violent Trump-backing rioters threw the Capitol Building into chaos.