Stories tagged: "Durham"


One of North Carolina's most influential figures, Pauli Murray still doesn't get her due for her part in combatting racial injustice, homophobia, and sexism. A new Amazon Prime Video doc about Murray, who grew up in Durham, premiers this weekend in the Bull City. (Image via Pauli Murray Center)
Pauli Murray: The North Carolina Hero Too Few Know About

A documentary about North Carolina civil rights trailblazer Pauli Murray will premier this weekend in Durham before being released to a national audience. 

The Durham Bulls Athletic Park, one of the finest ballparks you'll find anywhere. (Photo: Durham Bulls)
Who Needs MLB? North Carolina Still Has Some of the Best Ballparks in America.

From Kinston to Charlotte to Hickory, Cardinal & Pine's guide to the best ballparks in North Carolina.

NEW YORK, USA - JUNE 18: A new Federal Holiday ''Juneteenth'' is celebrated in the heart of Harlem, New York City, United States on June 18, 2021. President Biden signed legislation making June 19, or Juneteenth, a new national holiday. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Our Juneteenth: When Emancipation Came to One of North Carolina’s Largest Plantations

After the Civil War, news of Emancipation took months to wind its away across the South. Enslaved workers at Stagville, one of NC largest plantations, met the news with hope and resilience.

Nida Allam (center) became the first Muslim woman elected to office in North Carolina. (Image via Facebook)
‘A Really Powerful Witness’: How Nida Allam Became NC’s First Muslim Woman in Elected Office

From tragedy to advocacy to the 2020 election, behind her rise to becoming a trailblazer in NC politics with big goals.

A new Duke University report finds evidence of racial bias in North Carolina's soaring number of life without parole sentences. (Image via Shutterstock)
New NC Research Points to Racial Bias in Soaring Life Without Parole Sentences

Duke University researchers say they hope their ground-breaking report fuels consideration of criminal justice reform in NC.

Voters stand in line waiting to cast ballots in  the 2020 election at a Charlotte early voting site. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
I Voted Early in North Carolina. It Was Easy, and Satisfying.

Cardinal & Pine’s managing editor voted in-person and found it safe as he cast his choice for a better future.

A NC teacher says that, with almost 30% of school districts reopening for in-person learning, district leaders are making a mistake. (Image via Shutterstock)
NC Schools Weigh Reopening as 13,000 State Kids Have Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

How North Carolina schools reopening for in-person learning can expect to see a rise in childhood coronavirus cases.