Hate crimes against US Muslims have exploded by 500% in the years since Sept. 11, 2001. Still, more Muslims than ever are running for elected office and raising their voices for progressive change.
Charlotte, North Carolina expanded its nondiscrimination ordinance to include housing and employment protections for LGBTQ residents. Advocates are ready to push for more.
North Carolina is one of 30 states that tax menstrual products but there's a push to repeal this "pink tax" that women largely pay for these essential items.
The white supremacists who overtook the US Capitol got their start in places like Chapel Hill, where UNC authorities failed to recognize the dangers sparked by Silent Sam.
Discriminating against a pregnant person is illegal in the United States for more than 40 years, but as these women's stories show, it still happens.