Stories tagged: "people of color"


Carl (left) and Pernell Beatty (right) flank their sister Celeste, the owner of Harlem Brew South, in her taproom. The warehouse is the site of Operation Dixie, a historical and successful labor campaign in 1946. More than 10,000 tobacco workers, mostly women, gathered from around the state and voted to unionize for better working conditions. Harlem Brew's lager is named '1946' in tribute.
Raise Your Glass: Black-Owned Brewery Elevates Rocky Mount Community

Celeste Beatty, owner of Harlem Brew South, emphasizes community as well as craft to solidify her rare position in the craft beer market. 

Grey[haired person in sunglasses and denim jacket stands before a quilt display holding up two mugs in welcome.
Whatever Your Interests, Find Your Fit at One of These 45 North Carolina Fall Festivals

Our list of 45 North Carolina fall festivals is packed with fun for leaf lovers, beer enthusiasts, oyster shuckers, apple pickers and more.

“Our Kind of People” promises intrigue, drama, and a delicious frisson between the classes. The title refers to the book “Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class,” by Lawrence Otis Graham. When it debuted in 1999, the book pulled the curtain back on the insular society of old, African-American, monied families and their privileges – as numerous as their rules about who could belong and who couldn’t. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for FOX)
Wilmington is the Backdrop for the Black Elite on Fox Drama ‘Our Kind of People’

Iconic landmarks help Wilmington, North Carolina stand in for Martha’s Vineyard in Fox's new soapy, sexy drama.

Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., whispers in the ear of Vice President Joe Biden in the United Nations Security Council,  Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. Rice is on the shortlist of potential running mates for Biden (AP Photo)
Wake Commissioner Jessica Holmes: Biden Choosing a Black Woman as VP Would ‘Break That Glass Ceiling’

Half of the choices for Biden's VP pick are women of color. Leading women of color in NC—including lawyers, judges, and lawmakers—tell us why that matters.

In this Saturday, June 1, 2019 file photo, ex-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at an SEIU event before the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco. Harris is only the second Black woman to serve in the Senate, and in 2020, a prominent contender for the vice-presidential ticket. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
‘A Long Time Coming’: NC Sen. Natalie Murdock Tells Us Why Biden’s Choice for VP Matters

Half of the choices for Biden's VP pick are women of color. Leading women of color in NC—including lawyers, judges, and lawmakers—tell us why that matters.