Stories tagged: "Alma Adams"


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.

The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol is seen on the morning of Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Election 2020: NC Sending More Democrats to Congress

North Carolina’s Congressional delegation will include five Democrats in the US House of Representative, according to Election Day results.

Grammy-nominated NC musician performed a new pro-Postal Service song Sunday at a protest at Louis DeJoy's Greensboro home. (Image via Joe Troop)
Meet the Grammy-Nominated NC Musician Who Played For Protesters at Louis DeJoy’s Home

Joe Troop sang a new song, “A Plea to the US Government to Fully Fund the Postal Service,” in front of Louis DeJoy's NC home.

US Congresswoman Alma Adams, D-N.C., wears a face mask during a House committee meeting in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP)
Rep. Alma Adams: Trump Is Taking A ‘No Lives Matter’ Approach To Coronavirus

Amid a grim coronavirus surge in her home state and city, US Rep. Alma Adams said President Donald Trump’s approach to the virus is “no lives matter.”

Protesters attempt to assist a woman having an asthma attack after inhaling tear gas during a demonstration in Charlotte in May. (Photo by Grant Baldwin)
NC Congresswoman Adams: I’m “Appalled” By Police Use of Tear Gas on Protesters

Alma Adams addressed the George Floyd protests in NC and COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black families in a press briefing Wednesday.