Stories tagged: "North Carolina news"


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North Carolina Muslims Continue Progressive March Despite 20 Years of Sept. 11 Bias

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.

'We are seeing the filibuster stand in the way of the For The People Act. The For The People Act will protect voters. It will take dark money out of politics. It will also protect us against gerrymandering,' Erica Smith said. She is running to represent North Carolina in the US Senate in 2022.
Senate Candidate Erica Smith: ‘We the People of America Deserve HR1’

Erica Smith, a candidate to represent North Carolina in the US Senate, is taking aim at the filibuster and pushing for more voter protections.

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Candidate Cheri Beasley’s ‘Grandparents Fought for Their Right to Vote, My Mother Did, and I Will Continue to Do the Same’ in Senate

Democratic candidate Cheri Beasley outlined her plans to protect voting rights if elected to represent North Carolina in the US Senate in 2022.

After an 11-day review, the CDC and FDA found the Johnson & Johnson vaccine highly effective against the coronavirus and that the blood clots, though dangerous, remain very rare. About 8% of the North Carolinians who are fully vaccinated got the single-dose J&J shot.
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North Carolina Puts Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Back in Broad Rotation After CDC Review

Medical systems across North Carolina are back to distributing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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What’s on Your Ballot: An Explainer of Some Lesser-Known NC Races

A guide to North Carolina's lesser-known elected state positions on the ballot this year actually do, and how it affects you.

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From The Editor: Our Isolation Goes Beyond Trump, Beyond Coronavirus

Our winter of solitude began long before anyone had ever heard of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, social distancing, or “flattening the curve.”

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Weinstein Was Found Guilty. These North Carolina Women Say It’s Not Enough.

One survivor said she found the verdict both “hopeful and discouraging.”