Stories tagged: "Alamance County"


The Rev. Greg Drumwright leads a 1,000-person march to the polls on Election Day in Graham, NC. (Photo by Alvin Jacobs Jr. for Cardinal & Pine)
Push for Racial Justice in Alamance County Continues with Weekend March

Weeks after peaceful marchers were pepper-sprayed on the way to the polls, Black Lives Matters supporters will be back in Alamance County this Sunday.

Democrat Ricky Hurtado was the lone member of his party to win a contested race in deeply-red Alamance County. What does that mean for NC Latino voters?
What Ricky Hurtado’s Big Win in Alamance County Means for NC Latinos

A longtime NC advocate for Latino residents says the state is reckoning with a powerful new bloc of voters that could change party politics.

Hundreds of marchers in Graham, N.C. walked to the polls on Election Day and to protest police brutality (Photo by Alvin Jacobs Jr. for Cardinal & Pine.)
North Carolina Progressives Dust Off After a Tough Election and Look Ahead

Three NC women who worked to turn out the vote this election talk about the stress of waiting for election results, and the future.

Rev. Greg Drumwright and another BLM protestor raises their hands in a Black Power salute shortly after being released from the Alamance County Jail Saturday. (Photo by Sarah Ovaska/Cardinal & Pine)
Threat of Pepper Spray Isn’t Stopping This Election Day Rally In North Carolina

After a peaceful voter turnout rally was violently and abruptly shut down in Alamance County this weekend, organizers pledge to return on Election Day to urge voters to the polls.

Police fired pepper spray into a voter turnout and racial injustice rally Saturday in Alamance County. (Photo by Sarah Ovaska)
Police Pepper Spray Crowd with Children, Elderly Attending NC Voter Turnout Rally

Law enforcement in Alamance County, a hotbed for racial tensions, fired pepper spray to disperse a permitted protest and march to the polls.

An apparent Trump supporter shouts 'white power' at a protester holding a 'Black Lives Matter' sign Sept. 19 in Alamance County. (Image via Megan Squire's Twitter page)
After Trump Backer Shouts ‘White Power’ At Her, Alamance Protester Is Undeterred

The Sept. 19 incident was recorded after a neo-Confederate group held a pro-Trump rally in Alamance County.

NC Sen. candidate JD Wooten.
Decision to Keep Confederate Statue Boils Up in Triad State Senate Race

A Democrat candidate for an open legislative seat questions his GOP opponent on Confederate decision.